Sophie Galvagnon

Portrait of French maritime explorer Sophie Galvagnon, CEO of Selar, wearing a fur winter hat


Sophie Galvagnon is a maritime explorer and entrepreneur, renowned as the youngest captain decorated with the French Maritime Merit. As CEO of Selar, a next generation cruising company, she is leading the way to decarbonate the industry.


Benjamin Habbel (Limestone Capital), Sophie Galvagnon (Selar), Maxime Friess (Emerald Stay) and Björn Welter (Offgrid Mindful Cabins) on stage at the DLD Munich Conference 2024. Behind them, on a video screen, an orca whale swims through the blue ocean.

Mindful Tourism

Overtourism raises many questions about sustainability, nature and culture. This DLD24 panel discussion brings together a diverse group of entrepreneurs who aim to make tourism more meaningful and mindful again. Watch the video to hear from Sophie Galvagnon, founder of the carbon-zero cruise company Selar, who explains how her custom-designed vessel is entirely powered by…
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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