The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation would like to recommend:

Journeys With Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Crew of Calypso
By Richard E. Hyman

Frogmen-cvr-w-borderRichard Hyman is a professional SCUBA diver, photographer, navigator and a certified aquanaut.

He wrote and self-published the book FROGMEN, his personal account of diving with Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau aboard the famed research vessel Calypso in locations including Canada, Mexico, Belize and Martinique.  Richard also dove on the Civil War’s USS Monitor shipwreck 230 feet deep off the coast of Cape Hatteras, NC.

FROGMEN is an inspiring true adventure written in the voice of a young man who pays homage to Cousteau, one of the great explorers and visionaries of all time and who was passionate about he called the water planet.

Cousteau’s alliance with NASA afforded Richard the opportunity to work at NASA Headquarters in Washington, where Richard interned for Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9’s lunar module pilot and backup commander of the first Skylab mission. Their focus was commercial applications of Landsat’s space-based remote sensing data, which included hydrology, oceanography and marine resources.

Richard's career has been in business, spanning both corporate and entrepreneurial, primarily in telecommunicatons and technology. He led 
worldwide sales for GE Capital’s former satellite communications company and was a private equity investment professional for GE Equity. 
Richard co-founded a venture that combined Siemens sensors and probes with terrestrial wireless to monitor recreational water quality. 

Richard is passionate about water; from both the commercial as well as the environmental perspective.

Mobile: (347) 404-0783, Office (203) 557-4794





Water 2.0 Conference
Wednesday, April 22nd (Earth Day)
GE’s Offices
1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 900 (9th floor)
Washington, DC 20004

Richard Hyman will be speaking at our Water 2.0 Conference from 4:15-4:45pm.  Register today to receive a complimentary copy of FROGMEN.  The book will be available at the registration desk for pick-up.


See our AGENDA  to learn more about the dynamic speakers in our Water 2.0 Conference lineup.

Water enters the digital era. Big Data Solutions, Information Powered Utilities and Smarter Customers. The Water 2.0 Conference will focus on the social/economic benefit of digitally enabled water solutions. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

Looking forward to seeing you in DC on April 22nd.


Vincent Caprio
Founder & Executive Director
Water Innovations Alliance Foundation