William Sarni


William Sarni has provided consulting services to private and public-sector enterprises for his entire career, with a focus on developing and implementing corporate-wide sustainability and water strategies. He has worked with companies across a range of industry sectors in evaluating the technical viability and market potential of innovative water technologies, market entry strategies, and supporting M&A programs.

An internationally-recognized thought leader on water strategies, Sarni is a columnist on sustainability and water strategies for GreenBiz and OOSKA News and has authored numerous articles and presented on the value of water, water technology innovation, agriculture, the Internet of Things, and the energy-water food nexus.

Sarni is a board member of The Water Footprint Network and 10.10.10.org, and founder of WetDATA.org. He was a 2016 X-PRIZE Bold Visioneer for the Safe Drinking Water Team and is on the Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week; Executive Council of NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security; Water Working Group for the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD; and a Technical Advisor for the Climate Bonds Initiative: Nature-Based Solutions for Climate and Water Resilience.

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