OUR TEAM:

Our seasoned management team brings a track-record of excellence in execution, and successfully bringing disruptive technologies to market.

_DSC0239Hortense Dodo PhD, Co-Founder and President, has worked as a professor of Food Biotechnology for over 20 years. She has successfully established a competitive research and teaching program in molecular biology and biotechnology, earned over $20 million in research grants and co-authored over 200 publications and scientific presentations.

 

 

1402390Koffi Konan PhD, Co-Founder and CSO, brings over 20 years of R&D experience with deep expertise in peanut tissue culture and transfor-mation, immunology, molecular biology, and genetic engineering. He worked previously at the Scripps Research Institute and  the Danforth
Plant Science Center.

 

 

John Salmeron PhD, Director of R&D, has over 25 years of expertise in strategic design and implementation, genetic engineering, project management, and business development, having formerly worked with agribusinesses such as Syngenta, Intrexon and Precision BioSciences.

 

 

 

Susanne Kjemtrup PhD, Director of Operations, complements our management team, bringing relevant interdisciplinary excellence as
a technical consultant with more than 20 years of experience in the agricultural biotechnology sector, having worked for Monsanto.