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AgTech Nexus USA 2018

June 6-7, 2018

Harvard Club

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AgTech Nexus USA 2018 Speaking Faculty

If you are interested in joining the Speaking Faculty, please contact Kate Westfall.


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Bruce Ackman
Director
Cambridge Consultants, Inc.
 
Wade Barnes
Chief Executive Officer
Farmers Edge Inc.
 
Laurie Bedord
Advanced Technology Editor
Meredith Agrimedia
 
Jessica Benson
Vice President, New Forms of Investment
IDA Ireland
 
Jack Bobo
Vice President for Global Policy and Government Affairs
Intrexon Corporation
 
Kevin Chen
Chief Executive Officer
Crop Enhancement
 
Patrick Christie
Founder
Conservis Corporation
 
Kate Collins
Consultant
Bridgespan Group
 
Isha Datar
Executive Director
New Harvest
 
Philippe de Lapérouse
Managing Director
HighQuest Partners
 
Gregory J. Duerksen
President & Chief Executive Officer
Kincannon & Reed
 
Josh Dunaway
Senior Analyst, Corporate Development
AeroFarms
 
Brad Fabbri
Chief Science Officer
TechAccel LLC
 
Rachel Greenberger
Director, Food Sol & Adjunct Lecturer
Babson College
 
Peter C. Hawthorne
Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Development
Cargill
 
Jacqueline Heard
Venture Partner
Anterra Capital
 
Marcia Hooper
Partner
Branch Venture Group
 
Louis Hyman
Associate Professor
Cornell University
 
Kellee James
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mercaris
 
Sumer Johal
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Agralogics
 
Bruce Kahn
Portfolio Manager
Sustainable Insight Capital Management
 
Nicola Kerslake
Founder
Newbean Capital & Contain Inc.
 
Paul Lightfoot
Chief Executive Officer
BrightFarms
 
Silvana Lopez
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
The Blockchain Challenge Inc.
 
Penny McBride
Vice Chair
Association for Vertical Farming
 
Brad McNamara
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Freight Farms INC
 
Joy Parr Drach
President & CEO
Advanced Animal Diagnostics, Inc.
 
Amy Penterman
Dairy Farmer/Crop Insurance Agent
Dutch Dairy LLC
 
David Perry
President and CEO
Indigo Ag
 
David Potere
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
TellusLabs
 
Lisa Prassack
President
Prassack Advisors
 
Mitchell Presser
Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
 
Lisa Sebesta
Managing Partner
Fresh Source Capital
 
Laura Shenkar
Founder & Principal
Artemis Water Strategy
 
Vipula Shukla, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer, Agriculture
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
 
Kiersten Stead
Managing Partner
DCVC Bio & MGV
 
Ryan Teksten
Managing Partner
Tabard Venture Capital
 
Renée A. Vassilos
Chief Executive Officer
Banyan Innovation Group
 
Kate Westfall
Managing Director
Global AgInvesting