FERNANDO FISCHMANN is an influential scientist and entrepreneur, whose innovations are generating high impact worldwide.
As a scientist, and with a biochemistry background, Fernando has developed and patented several technologies that have allowed changing people’s lifestyle around the world, with a portfolio of more than 1,000 patents worldwide.
Fernando is currently a director on the board of the German scientific research institute, Fraunhofer, Europe’s most important organization for applied sciences. Also, he is frequently invited to be a speaker at important universities such as Harvard, MIT, Babson, Berkeley, among others.
As an entrepreneur, Fernando is the only Chilean that has received the awards for Entrepreneur of the year, Innovator of the year, and Businessman of the year. He is the founder and Chairman of Crystal Lagoons, where in less than 7 years from its foundation the company is currently participating in more than 300 projects in different stages of negotiation or development in 60 countries.