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Driven by Purpose

We strive to create a better state of being for all people and the planet by realizing the possibilities of our agricultural ecosystems.

About

Understanding the Opportunities of our
Agricultural Ecosystems

The way we produce the crops is not sustainable. We believe that the complexity of this challenge can only be solved by understanding agriculture at the systems-level —from the macro-variables like changing climate patterns that affect entire agricultural ecosystems down to to the micro-impacts these changes have on things like a plant or soil’s physiology.

We founded CiBO to simulate agricultural ecosystems for any crop, any location, and any scenario, so that we can answer important and valuable challenges that have been unsolvable to date; challenges related to food security, sustainability, profitability, waste, and quality of both food and the environment. We are committed to finding solutions that aren’t zero-sum and which make the planet better, for all. 

Our Leaders

We’re scientists and engineers. The agricultural issues we face require an interdisciplinary approach and an understanding of both scientific variables and modern computational tools. We’ve assembled a team of world-class executive leaders who come from companies like Palantir Technologies, Syngenta, Monsanto, IBM, and McKinsey and Company, with combined expertise across data science, agronomy, software design, biology, and computational modeling.

David Worn

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Wagner

President, Chief Operating Officer

Bruno Basso

Chief Science Officer

Suresh Sundaram

Chief Product and Marketing Officer

Michelle Goodwin

Chief People Officer

Michael Berdik

Vice President, General Counsel

Dale Sorensen

Vice President, Agronomy

Ryan Richt

Vice President, Engineering

David Worn

CEO, CiBO Technologies

Ignacio Martinez

General Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Lila Preston

Partner, Generation Investment Management

Robert Berendes

Venture Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Martin Taylor

Former Chairman Syngenta AG

Mark Fusco

Former CEO Aspen Technology

Stephen Berenson

Executive Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Fred Below

Advisor

Our Story

CiBO Technologies, a Flagship Pioneering Company, was founded in 2015 by Noubar Afeyan, Founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, Ignacio Martinez, a General Partner at Flagship Pioneering, and Professor Bruno Basso, an internationally-recognized agricultural systems scientist and professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University. Powered by a unique combination of system science, data science, and entrepreneurial vision, CiBO was created to improve the impact of agriculture at a global level, to address the world’s food security concerns, and to make our planet a healthier place to live.

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Headquarters
155 Second Street, Cambridge, MA 02141
info@cibotechnologies.com
(617) 647-9980

1000 Clark Avenue 3rd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63102

718 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

333 Albert Street Suite 202, East Lansing, MI 48823