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Locus AG Leadership

PAUL ZORNER
PAUL ZORNER CEO

Agricultural Innovation and Microbial Education

Now: Leads Locus AG’s strategy, operations and development.  

Before: Executive and innovator with 40+ years of international experience in science, R&D, operations and administration, holding leadership positions at multiple organizations including Mycogen Corporation, Dow Chemical, BASF and Diversa Corporation.

KARTHIK KARATHUR
KARTHIK KARATHURPresident

Low Carbon Business

Now: Leads the low carbon business for Locus AG.

Before: Instrumental in launching Locus Bio-Energy, an affiliate to Locus AG, into a high-growth business. Management consultant by background with McKinsey & Company.

ALEX FOTSCH
ALEX FOTSCHVice President of Agricultural Operations

Product Launches and Data Validation

Now: Responsible for the development of Locus AG’s field testing program and agricultural business plan

Before: Elected delegate of the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials, and formerly held a manager position at SG Biofuels, Inc.

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Locus AG Commercialization

TED GELTZ
TED GELTZBusiness Development Director (Southeast)
DARRIN PASCHAL
DARRIN PASCHALNational Key Accounts Manager (Turf and Ornamental)
DAVID BRADLEY
DAVID BRADLEYBusiness Development Representative (Southeast)
BRYAN GUIPRE
BRYAN GUIPREBusiness Development Representative (Midwest)
ADAM GELTZ
ADAM GELTZBusiness Development Representative (Southeast)
CURT GRANGER
CURT GRANGERBusiness Development Representative (West)
DARRELL THORPE
DARRELL THORPEBusiness Development Representative (Southeast)
WALTER HECHENBLEIKNER
WALTER HECHENBLEIKNERBusiness Development Representative (Turf and Ornamental - East)
BRIAN SHEPHERD
BRIAN SHEPHERD Business Development Representative (Southeast)

Locus AG Product Development

San Diego, CA

Kingsburg, CA

Sarasota, FL

YASMINE ZEIN-PHILLIPSONProduct Manager (National)
MARSHALL WATSONSenior Technology Specialist (National)
KELSEY HOUSESenior Product Development Lead (Southeast)
CALEB ADKINSProduct Development Lead (West)
ANDREW MOLINARCalifornia Product Development Manager (West)
IGOR PERTILEProduct Development Lead (Southeast)
BRANDON MALMProduct Development Lead (West)