Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

John Hamer

Managing Director, Monsanto Growth Ventures

Dr. Hamer is managing director at Monsanto Growth Ventures, with offices in San Francisco and St. Louis. Monsanto is a leading global, agricultural company providing products to growers worldwide. Dr. Hamer's background includes a decade of venture capital experience, leading and starting numerous life science companies, and a distinguished research career in molecular biology and crop protection. Dr. Hamer also donates his time to numerous causes related to global agricultural issues, and serves on the board of trustees for CIAT, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, with research centers and offices in Cali, Nairobi and Hanoi.


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