Mr. Robinson operates at the intersection of technology, venture investing, and water/wastewater. With 14 years in water/wastewater, he has experience in most end-user markets, and has worked across nearly every technology vertical with a particularly strong focus on data science-related innovations. The investment group he co-founded, Mazarine, operates an in-house incubator, 2 seed-stage funds, and a growth-stage fund all focused on technology innovations that address water/wastewater risks in agriculture, aquaculture, buildings, financial services, industry, and utilities. With aspirations beyond simply commercial opportunity, Mr. Robinson is passionate about water quality and public health (social impact) and water quantity and climate change (environmental impact).
John has experience across a wide range of technologies, including: Advanced Oxidation, Biological Treatment, Bioreactors, Clarifiers, Deionization, Disinfection, Drives, Electrodeionization, Filtration – Micro, Ultra, and Nano, Ion Exchange, Membrane Filtration, Monitoring, Ozone & UV Treatment, POE & POU Systems, Pumps, Sensors, Separation technologies, Sludge management, Stormwater, Testing technologies, and various chemical solutions. Additionally, he has experience in data science innovations, including: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Industrial Things (IIoT), Machine Learning (ML), Cyber Security, Data Management & Reporting (DM&R), Asset Management Software (AMS), Predictive Analytics (PA), and other water/wastewater diagnostics and decision-support technologies.
A Chicago native, John completed undergraduate studies at Denison University and graduate research at Johns Hopkins University. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, and now lives in London.
Wednesday 10th May, 13:45 – 15:15: Roundtables: 40 Crucial Questions for Water in 2023