Pam Marrone is CEO and founder of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), a bio-based pest management and plant health company. Pam is active with industry and other ag and education-related organizations. She is the founding chair of the Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA), a trade association of more than 100 biopesticide and related companies. Pam is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is treasurer of AWIS and is on the Board of Trustees of Cornell University.
By 2050, there will be 9.1B people inhabiting our earth. This means farmers will need a lot of help from their science and technology partners to create efficiency, improve yield and develop new opportunities.
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