Oceans Gala Dinner Keynote Speaker

Tobias Stapleton, PhD

Blue Venture Forum

Dr. Tobias (Toby) Stapleton is a recognized leader in New England’s Blue Economy ecosystem. He currently serves as the co-founder and director of the Blue Venture Forum, the first blue tech focused venture capital forum in the United States, and is the co-founder of the Blue Innovation Symposium.

Toby is an experienced executive and entrepreneur who assists founders and c-level executives to raise investment and commercialize technology. Toby also advises policy makers, economic development officials, and legislators on issues related to growing and sustaining blue economy eco-systems.

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