David Lang

Co-founder and Vice President of Business Development and Outreach
Sofar Ocean Technologies

David Lang is an entrepreneur, writer, and a co-founder of Sofar Ocean Technologies. Prior to Sofar, he co-founded OpenROV to create a low-cost underwater drones as well as OpenExplorer, a digital field journal to empower and connect citizen scientists and explorers. His work has been featured in the New York TimesWIRED, and National Geographic. His TEDTalks have been viewed by millions online. Lang is the author of Zero to Maker—part memoir and part guidebook for participating in the growing maker movement. He is also a TED Senior Fellow.

Mr. Lang will serve an initial three-year term.