Who we are

We strive to be a motivating place to work. We will interact with others with transparency, honesty and integrity. We apply this principle to employees, partners, investors, regulators, farmers and consumers.

Leadership

David Perry

President, CEO, and Director

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Geoffrey von Maltzahn, PhD

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer

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Ponsi Trivisvavet

Chief Operating Officer

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Gerard Keating

Chief Technology Officer

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Paul Dacier

General Counsel

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Brett Boghigian, PhD

Senior Director, Project Management

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Katie Czerepak

Vice President, People

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Michel de Fontaine

Vice President, Information Technology

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David Easson, PhD

Vice President, Technology Transfer

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Andrea Flaherty

Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Barry Goldman, PhD

Vice President, Discovery

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Anders Gram, PhD

Vice President, Manufacturing

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Eric Jeck

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

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Barry Knight

Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, North America

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Charles Michell, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

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Neal Rajdev

Vice President, Strategic Finance and Corporate Development

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Rachel Raymond

Senior Director, Product Management

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Eda Reinot

Vice President, Regulatory

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Ray Riley, PhD

Senior Vice President, Product Development

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David Weisman, PhD

Vice President, Data Sciences

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Board of directors

Robert Berendes, PhD

Chairman of the Board

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David Perry

President, CEO, and Director

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John Gehring

Board Director

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Peter Innes, PhD

Board Director

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Ignacio Martinez

Board Director

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Advisors

Strategic Advisors

Mark Wong

Chairman of Board, Agrivida; Founder of Emergent Genetics, Agracetus, Agrigenetics and Renewable Agricultural Energy

Scarlett Foster

World expert in agricultural business and communications

Cheryl Morley

World expert in agricultural business and strategy

Russ Schneider, PhD

World expert in agricultural regulatory affairs and policy

Scientific advisors and collaborators

Roger Beachy, PhD

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board

A. Elizabeth Arnold, PhD

Professor, University of Arizona

Angela Sessitsch, PhD

Head of Bioresources Unit, AIT

Fred Ausubel, PhD

Professor, Harvard Medical School

Gregory Sword, PhD

Professor, Texas A&M University

Jim Collins, PhD

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jonathan Eisen, PhD

Professor, University of California, Davis

Noah Fierer, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

Michael Fischbach, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Richard Flavell, PhD

Adjunct Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Steven Jacobsen, PhD

Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Vladimir Vujanovic, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan

Wolf Frommer, PhD

Member, Plant Biology, Carnagie Institution for Science Standford, CA

Founders

Noubar Afeyan, PhD, Co-Founder

Managing Partner and CEO, Flagship Pioneering

David Berry, MD, PhD, Co-Founder

Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Geoffrey von Maltzahn, PhD

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer