April 18, 2017
Watch the Fireside Chat with Christine Gould and Thomas Bostick at SynBioBeta London 2017
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Christine is the Founder of Thought For Food (TFF) and is Head of Next Generation Engagement at Syngenta. In 2011, she created TFF to inspire, connect and empower the next generation of innovators to create breakthrough solutions for food security. Ever since, TFF movement has tripled in size, and now comprises over 3000 university students from 51 countries. As an intrapreneur at Syngenta, she is obsessed with finding ways to make agricultural innovation more open and collaborative. She has worked on transformative initiatives to shape the seed and biotech industry and external environment in progressive ways, for example by making intellectual property assets more accessible for plant breeders around the world. She has spent her career working in various leading organizations in the USA and Europe, and has deep expertise on topics such as open innovation, crop genetic diversity and biotechnology policy.
Lieutenant General (Ret) Thomas P. Bostick is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and holds Master of Science Degrees in both Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Systems Engineering from George Washington University. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President of the Environment Sector at Intrexon, a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet. Most recently, he served as the 53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he was responsible for most of the Nation’s civil works infrastructure and military construction. Lt. Gen. (Ret.)
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