Cal has dedicated his career to using technology and scalable business models to solve real world problems, in particular how to feed 10 billion people with less inputs on a healthy planet.
Cal has had a varied and entrepreneurial career to date, working across international borders, running teams remotely in a number of sectors including international development, philanthropy, agriculture, and technology.
With more than half of people in most Asia-Pacific countries still directly engaged in agriculture, William firmly believes that there is significant potential for positive social and environmental impact through engaging exponential technologies and commercially scalable business models in the region.
William held senior positions in agricultural strategy, policy, inbound international investment, trade facilitation, industry development and resources management. William has worked across the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on China. He led the State Premier's first official delegation, and was China Desk Manager for inbound foreign direct investment.
Rob is an agribusiness executive with 25+ years’ global experience in Research and Extension, Operations, Business Development, M&A, Technology Licensing and Innovation with strong country and regional management experience across Asia.
As Head of Asia based in Singapore, Rob is currently focusing on building Singapore as an AgriFoodTech Catalyst Hub for Asia to support Open Innovation and drive adoption and scale of sustainable food production systems.
Rob is passionate about helping grow the next crop of entrepreneurial young leaders in Food and Agriculture.
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