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Soula Chronopoulos (she/her)

President, AquaAction

A well-published neuroscience researcher in the area of Alzheimer’s, Soula Chronopoulos is also an accomplished entrepreneur and professional who serves as the President of AquaAction, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring freshwater health in North America. With a mission to engage talented young innovators and activate their technologies, Soula and her team support these individuals as they transform their solutions into tangible results.

With over 20 years of experience in executive leadership, digital transformation, and entrepreneurship, Soula brings a wealth of expertise to her role. Her passion for making a positive impact on the environment has led her to implement over thousands of water tech solutions in the municipal and industrial sectors across North America, solidifying her as a respected figure in the industry.

As an innovative and forward-thinking strategist, Soula is not only a speaker but also a tech entrepreneur. She has a proven track record of establishing new businesses and revitalizing established ones by identifying business-aligned opportunities to improve cost-effectiveness and drive growth across the US and Canada. Her deep knowledge and insights have made her a trusted source of expertise for mergers and acquisitions, further cementing her reputation as a reliable and influential figure in the business world.

In recognition of her outstanding contributions, Soula Chronopoulos was ranked as one of Canada's Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs by Profit Magazine in 2012. This accolade reflects her dedication, leadership, and commitment to fostering sustainable solutions for freshwater restoration, economic growth and environmental preservation.
Soula is a proud graduate of McGill University, and holds a Masters in Microbiology & Immunology.

Sessions

HardtechFest

The proof is in the concept : Three scaleups successfully solving the water crisis (presented by AquaAction)

The world’s water supply is finite – there is no new water – so, how can we protect this shared, precious resource? Hardtechfest Community Partner,  AquaAction, presents their most innovative hardtech startups, working and succeeding in solving one of our most pressing crises, the preservation of fresh water.  See more.
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