Meet the sustainable agriculture leaders behind NewLeaf.

We’re proud of our growing team and all we have accomplished in a short time. As NewLeaf and Terrasym continue to change the way the world thinks about M-trophs, we’re always looking for new talent with new perspectives to join our team. View our careers page to learn more.

Executive Management

Tom Laurita Founder & CEO
Thomas Laurita
President and CEO
Steve Kahn
Sr. Vice President and CFO
Desmond Jimenez, Ph.D.
Chief Product Officer
Janne Kerovuo, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
C. Michael McFatrich
Vice President Business Strategy & Development
Matt Helms
Vice President, Commercial
Maureen Mazurek
Vice President of Communications
Aaron Kelley, Ph.D.
Vice President Manufacturing
Molly Edwards
Vice President & General Counsel
Todd Mockler, Ph.D.
Senior Genomics Consultant

Scientific Advisory Board

James Carrington, Ph.D.
Chairman SAB, President of Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO
Douglas Cook, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, California
Steven Lindow, Ph.D.
UC Berkeley Professor, Exec Assoc Dean, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA

Alan R. Gould, Ph.D.
Advisor, Verdant Partners
Mark Warner
Warner Advisors, LLC

Board of Directors

John Pasquesi
NewLeaf Chairman of Board, Founder, Otter Capital
Todd Wilson
General Partner, RockPort Capital Partners
Paul Schickler
Retired President of DuPont Pioneer
Thomas Laurita
CEO, NewLeaf Symbiotics