Water flows through every aspect of our lives

We envision The New World of Water where innovation and collaboration expand the resiliency of the water ecosystem, enabling life, industries, and communities to thrive.

Egils Milbergs

Egils Milbergs

Co-Founder

Egils is a noted thought leader and strategist on innovation, technology commercialization, and competitiveness. Egils is a Harvard graduate with 25+ years’ experience managing multi-stakeholder competitiveness and innovation initiatives. He is the Founder and President of the Center of Accelerating Innovation, former Executive Director of the WA Economic Development Commission, and Advisor for the WA Business Alliance.

Ryan Vogel

Ryan Vogel

Founder

Ryan is a graduate of University of Washington‘s Michael G. Foster School of Business brings a lifetime education of entrepreneurship and leadership to PureBlue. Featured in Forbes 30 under 30, High Country News’ 10 People under 30 Changing the West, and nominated for Geekwire’s 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Founding PureBlue (nonprofit), and Aqualyst, the Bluetech Business Catalyst where he created a network of 55 bluetech experts that helped grow 10 bluetech startups via Aqualyst. Former VP Business Development & Marketing for Assets America, a commercial real estate company designing and facilitating financings $10M-$500M.

Strategic direction, partnerships lead, federal grants + contracts, bluetech commercialization, team/advisor building, partnership building.

Andrew Bacon

Andrew Bacon

Digital Communications & IT Director

Andrew is the Founder of Northern Pacific Digital. Digital Communications and Strategy, Information Technology, Creative Direction, Project Management professional with a demonstrated history of work in communications, marketing, information technology and services.

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