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Ponsi Trivisvavet, MBA

Pioneer of CRISPR agriculture. CEO of Inari Agriculture.

“We are changing the culture of agriculture every day, working technology that starts from the farming environment up, rather than the top-to-bottom status quo.”

Ponsi Trvisvavet joined Inari as CEO and Director in 2018. Trivisvavet brings global knowledge of the agriculture and seeds business, commercial experiences and management skill sets.

Previously, Trivisvavet was COO at Indigo Agriculture, one of the fastest growing AgTech startups. She led the R&D operations, the largest team at Indigo, and built the international businesses. Before joining Indigo, she was President of Syngenta Seeds North American and Regional Director of Syngenta North America. She was responsible for leading the Syngenta business across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) territory during significant sales growth. In this role, she led the operations of agricultural business in five major countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. Trivisvavet held positions with McKinsey & Company in the United States, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, and Asia.

Trivisvavet holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University.

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