Green Business Management, 2015
CEO, Ripple Farms Inc.
Steven Bourne is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Ripple Farms—a social enterprise dedicated to tackling food insecurity in Ontario by reconnecting urban populations with food through its “vertical farm” model and educational initiatives. Bourne is also the COO at AquaMed Global, a Canadian company that provides consulting services and technology licensing for its customers to plan, design, construct, install and manage turnkey aquaponics cultivation systems globally. An accomplished entrepreneur and environmentalist, Bourne sits on the council of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance and in 2018 he received the Social Enterprise of the Year award from StartupCanada.