With Ph.D from Iowa State University, Ames-IA, MSc. and Agronomist from ESALQ-USP, Piracicaba-SP, Roberto de Rissi is one of the greatest minds in Brazilian agribusiness with focus on the seed industry. Roberto has more than 40 year experience in the seed sector and has worked for Syngenta, Cargill, Monsanto and DuPont Pioneer. During the last 10 years, he served as DuPont Pioneer's Brazil President. He is renowned for his detailed research and development knowledge and his ability to build strong competitive teams in the agricultural market.
Jerry Duff has led companies around the world in crop and animal agriculture, horticulture and allied industries in the development and registration of breakthrough technologies. He has worked in global agriculture for more than 35 years. Prior to AgriThority, Jerry started TDC International in 1985. The integrated marketing services company, now called Duff Dynamic Marketing, is led by his wife, Mary Jane.