Fernando Fischmann

Fernando Fischmann
  • Founder, CEO
  • Company: Crystal Lagoons

Fernando Fischmann is an influential scientist, innovator, businessman, and founder of Crystal Lagoons, a multinational water-innovation company.  In less than eight years since its founding, Crystal Lagoons has delivered over 600 projects across 60 countries worldwide, expanding the reach of proprietary technologies that are positively impacting the world.

Fernando is the recipient of many prestigious honors, including the 2016 Stevie® Award, popularly known as “The Oscars of the world of business” previously awarded to Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos, the 2016 and 2017 Green Apple Awards at Britain’s House of Commons in recognition of his work with industrial cooling technologies, and the Real Innovator Award by the London Business School.

Fernando’s crystal-clear lagoons are limitless in size, creating beach lifestyles in some of the most diverse regions of the world through the development of proprietary water-treatment technologies. These technologies consume very little water, chemical, and energy resources, leveraging 1,500 patents in 190 countries.

Crystal Lagoons’ new Public Access Lagoons (PAL) model is propelling a new generation of urban recreational amenities and it is setting a new standard for public space and leisure. PALs are open to everybody and are being developed in some of the most diverse places in the world, such as public parks and leisure spots. They are bringing holidays destinations to people’s doorsteps.  

PAL’s wide range of beaches and scenery make them the perfect gathering spot of the 21st century and are an idyllic concept in demand all over the world that sets the dawn of a new era for urban life, and of infinite projections for Crystal Lagoons.  

In recent years, Fernando has developed a set of applications of high environmental relevance that would allow solving some global issues such as water and energy scarcity. Some of these technologies are sustainable industrial cooling systems and energy-less desalination methods, to mention a few.

Fernando’s innovations have positively disrupted water-treatment and purification technologies in areas such as industrial processes, public space, recreational facilities and ornamental settings, in both private and public projects.     

Over 10,000 media outlets have already reported on Fernando’s innovations, and Crystal Lagoons has expanded to 15 branch offices around the world.