Chair of the Board of Directors
Calyxt is an Agbiotech company focused on developing crops with healthier characteristics
Federico Tripodi is an executive, board member, entrepreneur and investor. Founder of Blacktop Holdings LLC and Chair of the Board at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI). As a Food visionary, passionate about applying technology for the betterment of humanity, he helps organizations connect agriculture and foods innovation with consumers. During his nearly two-decade career in the ag biotech and seed industry, he has gathered extensive leadership experience in agricultural and food R&D and product development. He is the Former CEO of Calyxt (NASDAQ:CLXT) and has held multiple leadership roles in the United States and Latin America. Mr. Tripodi holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University’s Olin Business School, as well as an agronomic engineering degree from Buenos Aires University.