Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is the founder and CEO of Ecofiltro, a social enterprise dedicated to providing clean water to the rural poor of Mexico and Central America. He graduated with an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton and received his BA from the University of Notre Dame. He has over twenty years experience as an entrepreneur in the United States and Guatemala, and firmly believes that the world’s most pressing problems can be solved by applying business practices to social challenges. He is the founder and CEO of SolucionWeb, the leading web and social media services company in Guatemala. Wilson is a member of the board of the Guatemalan Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, was named “Social Entrepreneur of the Year for Central America” by the Schwab Foundation in Davos, Switzerland and “One of the 10 most successful Social Entrepreneurs in Latin America” by New Ventures Mexico.  To date, over 250,000 families in rural areas have been served by Ecofiltro and the goal is to reach 1 million families by the year 2020.

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