SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Eric Desatnik
Director, Public Relations | XPRIZE

Desatnik leads Public Relations for the XPRIZE Foundation, a non-profit organization that designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit mankind. He Executive Produced the critically acclaimed documentary, The Whale, alongside Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson. He holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Yale and is certified as a LEED Accredited Professional. For his work as the Founder of the Environmental Film Festival at Yale, he was named one of Variety’s “Standout Students” in 2010. He sits on the International Board of WildAid.