Sam Norton

Founder and CEO, Heron Farms

Sam Norton is the Founder and CEO of Heron Farms, the world’s first vertical saltwater farm. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina, USA and holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science. He has worked or consulted on agricultural projects in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and several states in the USA. His recent achievements include the Forbes 30 Under 30 award and first place finishes in both the South Carolina Department of Agricultures ACRE Startup Competition and the Harbor Accelerator Pitch Competition. In his spare time, he works on the development of his 17 acre permaculture homestead in the ACE Basin of South Carolina.