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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
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
Conservis Corporation
Kate Collins
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
Brad Fabbri
Chief Science Officer
TechAccel LLC
Rachel Greenberger
Director, Food Sol & Adjunct Lecturer
Babson College
Peter C. Hawthorne
Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Development
Jacqueline Heard
Venture Partner
Anterra Capital
Marcia Hooper
Branch Venture Group
Louis Hyman
Associate Professor
Cornell University
Kellee James
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Sumer Johal
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Bruce Kahn
Portfolio Manager
Sustainable Insight Capital Management
Nicola Kerslake
Newbean Capital & Contain Inc.
Paul Lightfoot
Chief Executive Officer
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
Lisa Prassack
Prassack Advisors
Mitchell Presser
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
Ryan Teksten
Managing Partner
Tabard Venture Capital
Renée A. Vassilos
Chief Executive Officer
Banyan Innovation Group
Kate Westfall
Managing Director
Global AgInvesting