J.BoboCEO, Futurity, USA
Sunday, January 12, 6:15 PM / Town & Country Ballroom

Talk Title:  "Can Agriculture Save the Planet Before it Destroys It?"

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Jack Bobo is the CEO of Futurity, a food foresight company that helps food and agriculture organizations understand emerging consumer trends and behaviors to position themselves to thrive in an ever more complex world. Jack previously served as the Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President for Global Policy and Government Affairs at Intrexon Corporation, a synthetic biology company developing revolutionary solutions to the world's most pressing problems--in food, energy and health. In 2015, he was named by Scientific American one of the 100 most influential people in biotechnology. Prior to joining Intrexon Jack worked at the U.S. Department of State for thirteen years as a senior advisor on global food policy, food security, climate change, biotechnology and agricultural trade. He is an accomplished communicator, having delivered more than 300 speeches on the future of food, the role of science and technology in sustainably and nutritiously feeding the world and how to build consumer trust. Prior to his career at the State Department, he was an attorney at Crowell & Moring LLP. He received a J.D., an M.S. in Environmental Science, a B.A. in psychology and chemistry and a B.S. in biology from Indiana University.

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