News 3 May, 2022

Drive positive change in the world

As an inventor and advocate of scaling up green water technologies, LG Sonic CEO Yousef Yousef drives positive change in the world of water treatment. Now, he is set to join a dynamic community of scientists, entrepreneurs and world leaders.

Yousef Yousef has been selected in the new class of The World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Program. The program is an accelerator for a dynamic community of exceptional people with the vision, courage, and influence to drive positive change in the world.

Future leaders

The World Economic Forum established the Forum of Young Global Leaders in 2004. Its goal is to assist the world in dealing with increasingly complex and interdependent problems by forming a varied community of the world’s future generation of leaders. Then assist these young people in becoming more responsible, strategic, and influential leaders. Civic and corporate innovators, entrepreneurs, technology pioneers, educators, activists, artists, journalists, and many others are among them.

Yousef said “I’m honored to join The Forum of Young Global Leaders. Our goal is to steer the world towards greater inclusiveness and sustainability. Yousef will be in the YGL Class of 2022 together with scientists, artists, entrepreneurs and politicians. “I’m eager to see where this road leads us” Yousef continued.

Scale up ambassador

Yousef founded his first company LG Sonic in 2011, with the aim to protect the world’s water against harmful algal blooms. Yousef is passionate about entrepreneurship and scaling green companies. Since 2018 he is chairman of VNO-NCW network Groene Groeiers. The Groene Groeiers network (Green Scale-ups) unites more than 400 scale-up companies and professionals that accelerate the transition to a green economy.

This caught the eye of the European Commission where he shares his vision from an entrepreneur’s perspective. He is appointed as European Innovation Council (EIC) Board member, to inspire and help to scale up green ideas. His work caught the eye of the European Commission where he shares his vision from an entrepreneur’s perspective. He is appointed as EIC Board member, to inspire and help to scale up green ideas.