After three years, WWi magazine’s Top 25 Water Leaders series has gone from strength to strength. The Top 25 showcases leadership talent – whether it’s founding and growing a company from scratch or adapting a well established corporation to weather economic and market changes.
Water Planet CEO, Eric Hoek, was listed at #4 amongst an amazing group of innovators throughout the water industry.
Eric Hoek, Co-Founder and CEO, Water Planet, US
Hoek was previously an engineering professor at UCLA and UC Riverside where his research and teaching spanned water treatment, desalination, membrane technology and nanotechnology. Early research and inventions lead to the formation of NanoH2O, now LG Water Solutions. Later research and consulting activities led to the formation of Water Planet. He recently embarked on a five-year collaboration with Global Classrooms for Peace to improve sanitation and water issues for villages and settlements on remote islands of Fiji.