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Inna Braverman on Fast Company’s annual list of the most creative people in business

Inna Braverman, founder and CEO of Israeli clean-energy company Eco Wave Power, is the only Israeli on the 11th annual Fast Company list of Most Creative People in Business honoring 74 women and men from such companies as Netflix and Google.

Braverman cofounded Eco Wave Power in 2011 at the age of 24. Its wave energy generation technology is installed in Israel and Gibraltar, and next will be introduced in Portugal. She led the public listing of Eco Wave Power on Nasdaq Stockholm, thereby becoming the first Israeli company to list on this exchange.

“Since [cofounder] David Leb and I began this journey in 2011, our goal has always been to revolutionize the renewable energy sector. As climate change presents an increasingly urgent challenge, we need lots of creative thinking, to preserve our planet and aid the fight against climate change.”

Braverman was previously recognized as CNN’s “Tomorrow’s Hero,”’s “100 makers and mavericks,” Wired’s list of “Females Changing the World” and’s “30 most influential women of the 21st century.”

Most recently, she was awarded the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the category of “Women for Results” and shortlisted for the EU prize for women innovators 2020.

Abigail Klein Leichman