Our Leadership

A Team with High Standards

We employ the world’s leading farmers, scientists, engineers, chemists, formulators, and legal and regulatory experts to ensure that our processes are world-class and our products are of the highest quality.

Kashif Shan

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Quan Nguyen


Jenna Knapp

EVP of Operations

Dr. Geert Feye Woerlee

Chief Technical Officer

Vanesa Fernandez, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Tricia DiPersio, PhD, RD

EVP of Quality, Compliance & Customer Relations

Ricardo Calzada

Associate General Counsel

Kris High

Chief Commercial Officer

Ken Starzynski

VP of Fulfillment

Jeff Jacobs

Director of Engineering

Dr. Pravin Ninawe

VP of Production