Alexander Eaton

  • Current company Sistema Bio
  • Location Mexico
  • Industry Agriculture

Alex Eaton is the co-founder and CEO of Sistema.bio, the leading clean energy and fertilizer infrastructure company for smallholder farmers in the world.

Alex grew up on a small organic farm and was influenced early by the environmental activism of his mother. Alex earned a degree in journalism and environmental science, and wrote for national and international publications, with a focus on the cross-section of environmental sustainability and social justice. He has always had a deep love for the outdoors, and has also worked as a mountain guide, river guide and on remote trail crews and search and rescue teams. With an early focus in photojournalism and filmmaking, Alex worked in remote regions around the world covering adventure, activism and environmental crisis. Alex has founded numerous organizations, NGOs, and campaigns to support education, the environment and social justice.

A love of farming and working with small farmers drove the creation of the Sistema.bio. Based in Mexico City, Alex enjoys good locally grown food, music and bicycle-based adventures. Today, Alex is focused on leaving a better world for his daughter through inclusive business, social empowerment and technological innovation.

For his career in the social entrepreneurship sector he has been awarded as Endeavor Entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, Switzer Environmental Leadership Fellow among others.

Alex Eaton es el Co- fundador y CEO de Sistema.bio, la empresa social líder de energía limpia y de infraestructura para fertilizante orgánico enfocada para pequeños productores agropecuarios alrededor del mundo.

Alex creció en una granja orgánica y fue influenciado desde muy temprana edad en el activismo ambiental por su madre. Alex mantiene estudios en periodismo y ciencia ambiental, además ha escrito en numerosas publicaciones nacionales e internacionales con un foco en el cruce entre desarrollo sostenible y justicia social. Él siempre ha tenido una profunda pasión por las actividades al aire libre, y ha trabajado como guía de montaña, investigador y rescatista. Alex ha trabajado regiones remotas alrededor del mundo en aventura, activismo y crisis ambientales, fundando diversas organizaciones, ONGs, y campañas para la educación, el medio ambiente y la justicia social.

El amor por la agricultura lo llevó a la creación y fundación de Sistema.bio. Residiendo en la ciudad de México, Alex disfruta cultivar comida local, la música y las aventuras en bicicleta. Actualmente, Alex esta enfocado e dejar un mundo mejor para su hija a través de negocios inclusivos, el empoderamiento social y la innovación tecnológica.

Por su trayectoria en el sector del emprendimiento social ha sido galardonado como Endeavor Entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, Switzer Environmental Leadership Fellow entre otros

Sistema Biobolsa helps farmers put waste to work: utilizing patented Biobolsa biodigesters, farmers convert animal manure into renewable energy and organic fertilizer to power their houses and fertilize their crops. With as few as two cows, a Biobolsa biodigester produces enough clean and renewable biogas to meet all energy needs for cooking and heating in a rural household as well as organic fertilizer to improve crop yield for up to five hectares.

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Sistema.bio, a social enterprise operating in the agritech space led by Endeavor Entrepreneurs Camilo Pages and Alexander Eaton,

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