Daniel Contrucci


Director | Climate Ventures and Aoka

Co-founder and Director of Climate Ventures and Aoka. Graduated in Business Administration and Liberal Arts from Santa Monica College, CA, USA; and BA in Tourism from Universidade Paulista, SP, BRA; Specialization in U-Theory, Innovation, and Prototyping at MIT, USA. Daniel has over 15 years of experience in impact entrepreneurship as an entrepreneur, mentor, and investor. In 2009 co-founded Aoka Tours, Brazil’s first sustainable tourism operator, and in 2013 founded Aoka Labs, a Social Innovation consultancy. He has conducted dozens of innovation and shared value projects for some of the largest companies, governments, and CSOs. He specializes in cross-sectoral innovation labs on Food and Nutrition, Impact Investments, and Climate. In 2018 he co-founded Climate Ventures intending to drive ventures with the potential to reverse the climate crisis and materialize a new, more regenerative, and low-carbon economy. Daniel has recognized skills in facilitating dialogues, strategic design of systemic impact projects.

PANEL 2 Investment Innovation in Bioeconomy

6/14 – Monday
11am – 12.30pm (BRT)

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