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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Roger Beachy, PhD

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board

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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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Barry Knight

Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations, North America

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Ray Riley, PhD

Senior Vice President, Product Development

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David Easson, PhD

Vice President, Bioprocess Development and Manufacturing

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Katie Czerepak

Vice President, People

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David Weisman, PhD

Vice President, Data Sciences

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Neal Rajdev

Vice President, Strategic Finance & Corporate Development

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Andrea Flaherty

Vice President, Finance and Administration

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Charles Michell, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

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Eda Reinot

Vice President, Regulatory

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Eric Jeck

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

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Barry Goldman

Vice President, Discovery

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Natacha Gassenbach

Senior Vice President, Corporate Branding and Communications

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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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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

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, Ph.D.

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