About

CORE TEAM

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COOPER VAN VRANKEN (US)

FOUNDER

Is the founder of both ODN and BDC drawing inspiration from a diverse educational and experiential background including: fisheries science, oceanography, mechanical engineering design, mathematics, and commercial fishing. Cooper is an active participant in the global ocean observing community helping to facilitate science-industry collaborations and citizen science data collection.

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JACK CARROLL (US)

OPERATIONS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT

With an educational background in biology Jack spent several years working in the commercial fishing industry in southeast Alaska. He holds a National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) marine electronics installer certification. He brings the knowledge and technical experience to handle vessel system installation and troubleshooting in the field.

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CARLES CASTRO MUNIAIN (ESP)

DATA ANALYST

Carles has a background in Industrial and Electrical Engineering, and can do anything and everything.