Christine Gould
Founder & CEO of the Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation

Christine Gould is the Founder & CEO of the Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation, the world's leading next-generation innovation platform to solve global food and agriculture challenges. So far, TFF has engaged a 15,000+ strong community from 160 countries, catalyzed the creation of thousands of new ideas and helped launch 50 startups. This year, Christine and her team are supercharging their program with a new content and collaboration platform, and by opening up the TFF Challenge - their annual collaborative prize competition - to both pre-acceleration and pre-seed stage startups. Christine has a track record of successfully implementing open innovation and new types of business models in the ag industry, and was instrumental in the creation of Syngenta’s open licensing platform. She is also an invited public speaker and contributor on the new minds, methods and technologies shaping the future of agriculture. Christine holds an MPA in Science & Technology Policy from Columbia University. She sits on the Board of Young Professionals in Ag Development and is a Founding Member of the Ashoka Changemakers League of Intrapreneurs.

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