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Rodrigo García González

Co-Founder and Co-CEO


Rodrigo is an inventor, designer, architect and engineer. He has a Master of Architecture with Honours from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, as well as postgraduate qualifcations from the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (India), Industrial Design at Pontifcia Universidad Católica (Chile), the Umeå Institute of Design, Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art. Prior to Ooho he invented and developed diferent patents on structural and deployable systems, following suitcases, and other products. As a lecturer, he has collaborated with diferent institutions such as Cornell University (USA), CEPT (India) and Kingston University(UK). He won the Gold Medal in the 2nd Improvisation World Championship celebrated in 2009 Santiago de Chile, has been awarded with the National Dyson Design Award, the British-Spanish Society-Telefonica Award, and has won the GAUDI European Competition on Sustainable Architecture three times. In addition to that, as Co-CEO and cofounder of Notpla, he won the Prince William’s £1,000,000 Earthshot Prize in 2022.