John is our Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to Oerth Bio™, John was CEO of AgTech Accelerator. There John built by a consortium of leading venture and industry strategic capital, the AgTech Accelerator team formed, launched, and operated impactful agtech startups. Prior to joining AgTech Accelerator, John served in multiple executive roles at Syngenta, spanning licensing, M&A, strategic planning, and general management across seeds and crop protection businesses. In addition to experience in the agriculture sector, John worked at Thomson Reuters and Northwest Airlines in operations, corporate development, M&A, and strategy roles. John earned a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Management from the University of St. Thomas and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.