Guest: Matt Crisp, CEO and Co-founder at Benson Hill as well as the Chairman and Co-founder of Edison Agrosciences, is an accomplished executive with a strong background in the rapid growth and early commercialization phase of technology companies. Matt started his journey outside the world of agriculture at Radford University earning a bachelor’s degree in Finance. After graduating, Matt joined Third Security, a globally recognized venture capital firm, as a research assistant, eventually working his way up to a managing director. During his time there, Matt focused on corporate development and worked closely with numerous private and public companies in the life science and technology sectors. Matt began his journey in agriculture as the President of the Agricultural Biotechnology Division and Senior Vice President at Intrexon Corporation. In addition, he has held Board of Director positions at Cyntellect, Synchrony, and Radford University Foundation.
What’s the Podcast About:
Kevin & Jordan Van Trump sit down with Matt Crisp, CEO & co-founder at Benson Hill, to talk about going public in 2021, new team members, non-GMO soybeans, how the company is getting into the yellow pea space, and many other fun topics high level CEOs are wondering about right now. Enjoy!