Nophol Techaphangam

, nornnorn, Thailand
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Based on his passion for sustainability and decade-long experience in the mattress industry, Nophol founded "nornnorn", the world's first Circular Economy product subscription (rental) platform, in early 2018.

Starting from premium mattresses, nornnorn makes access to high-quality, long-life products more financially viable for businesses and general consumers while ensuring that our planet's finite resources are used more productively by recycling used mattresses at the end of every subscription.

Naps holds a Post. Dip. in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a BSc. (1st Hons) in Physics with Theoretical Physics from the University of Manchester. He was given the Model Business Person of the Year Award (Household and Office Goods Sector) from the Foundation of Science and Technology Council of Thailand in 2012 and featured in Forbes Thailand in July 2013. Additionally, he has been named one of the four UK Alumni Entrepreneurial Award (Thailand) 2020 Finalists, one of the 400 Tatler Asia Leaders of Tomorrow (Generation T) 2020, and one of the 100 on Futurist's The Future List 2020.