Our Advisors

Sam Goldman

Sam is the co-founder and Chief Customer Officer of d.light, and has extensive experience in product design and distribution in developing countries.


Dave Lyons

Dave is the co-founder of Peloton Technology, and has extensive experience in product and technical development.


Susan Mac Cormac

Susan is a partner at Morrison and Foerster, and a co-chair of their Cleantech Group and Private Equity and Venture Investment Practice.

George Northup

George is the CEO and President of Memeo, and has been an entrepreneur, CEO and investor in technology for over 25 years.

James Patell

James is the Herbert Hoover Professor of Public and Private Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a founding faculty member of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (the d-School).


Paul Polak

Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Windhorse International and the founder of International Development Enterprises (IDE).


Eric Rey

Eric is the President and CEO of Arcadia Biosciences, and has managed agricultural research, product development and commercial programs for more than 30 years.


Frank Rijsberman

Frank is the CEO of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Consortium and was previously Director General of the International Water Management Institute (2000-07).


Ann Veneman

Ann is the former Executive Director of UNICEF (2005-10) and the former United States Secretary of Agriculture (2001-05).