AgTech Accelerator™ has brought together a diverse group of seasoned and successful company builders to create and manage the next generation of startup companies based on the world’s most promising agriculture-focused technologies.

Leadership

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John W. Dombrosky

Chief Executive Officer, AgTech Accelerator

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Tracy T. Jackson

CFO & Controller, AgTech Accelerator

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Corey L. Huck

VP Business Development, AgTech Accelerator

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Megan E. Lyman

IP/Regulatory Counsel, AgTech Accelerator

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April L. Eldridge

Director of Operations, AgTech Accelerator

Board of Directors and Observers

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John W. Dombrosky

Chief Executive Officer, AgTech Accelerator

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Kristina Burow

Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners

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Joe Cook, Jr.

Principal, Mountain Group Partners

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Roger Kemble, Ph.D.

President, Kemble Advisors; Former Head, Syngenta Biotechnology R&D

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Geoff Kneen, Ph.D.

Manager of R&D Licensing and New Ventures, North America, Bayer’s Crop Science Division

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Thong Q. Le

Chief Executive Officer, Accelerator Corporation

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Ken Lee

General Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners

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Joel S. Marcus

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. and Alexandria Venture Investments

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Ignacio Martinez

Partner, Flagship Ventures

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Derek Norman, Ph.D.

Head of Corporate Venture Capital, Syngenta

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Art Pappas, MBA

Managing Partner, Pappas Capital

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Aaron Schacht

Vice President of Global Research and Development / Regulatory Affairs, Elanco Animal Health, Inc.

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Vipula Shukla

Sr. Program Officer, Discovery Research Agricultural Development, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Advisory Board

John Anderson, Ph.D., MBA

President, Roanoke Research LLC; Former Director, Technology Development, Monsanto Company

Doug Cameron, Ph.D.

Co-President, First Green Partners; Former Chief Scientist and Research Director, Cargill

Roger Kemble, Ph.D.

President, Kemble Advisors; Former Head, Syngenta Biotechnology R&D

Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, Diplomate ACVPM

Interim Vice President and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

Tim Kroenke

Principal, Kroenke Advisors L.L.C.; Former Commercial Executive, Syngenta

Eric Ward, Ph.D.

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of AgBiome

Zach Wochok, Ph.D.

President, The Wochok Group, LLC; Former Chief Executive Officer, PGP International Inc.