Jonathan has brought his passion for agtech to life in global agribusinesses over the last 10 years. Jonathan has held executive roles at some of New Zealand's largest companies, including as Chief Technology and Operations Officer at Turners & Growers (T&G) Global (NZE:TGG), a $1B fresh produce growing, marketing and distribution business and Group Manager, Business Development at Fonterra, the largest dairy exporter in the world, where he headed up their $400M retail business.
Jonathan has a strong background as an entrepreneur having co-founded the Y-Combinator backed, 1000memories which successfully raised capital from one of Silicon Valley’s premier venture capital funds, Greylock Partners (also investors in Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox). 1000memories was acquired by Ancestry.com. Jonathan is also an angel investor and director in early stage agtech, including Board roles at Scentian Bio and Micropod.