Realigning the Economics of Agriculture

Our Team

We are a bunch of developers, ecologists, scientists and designers from all over the world, connected by our common purpose of planetary regeneration. Feel free to connect with us.

Christian Shearer

Chief Executive Officer

Christian has been working in ecological agriculture for 15 years, primarily with farmers in Southeast Asia. As a co-founder of Terra Genesis, he has worked with natural products brands, helping them to invest into creating regenerative supply systems. Christian is passionate about accelerating the adoption of regenerative agriculture.

Aaron Craelius

Chief Technical Officer

Aaron has worked in a wide range of areas including desktop programming in C++ and C#, back-end and front-end web development, and embedded and FPGA work. As an avid environmentalist, harnessing the technology to benefit the planet and its inhabitants has been a long-time dream.

Gregory Landua

Chief Regeneration Officer

Gregory is co-author of Regenerative Enterprise and co-creator of the 8-forms of capital framework. Gregory is a Regenerative Agriculture Practitioner and farmer. As co-founder and CEO of Terra Genesis International, he has helped grow an ecosystem of organizations dedicated to regenerative agriculture.

Ethan Frey

Lead Developer

Ethan Frey has years of experience in distributed systems, cryptography, customer-oriented web design, and blockchain. And a strong desire to build something meaningful to humankind. He is delighted to combine these passions at Regen Network.

Clare Politano


Clare is a software engineer dedicated to a regenerative future. She is the co-founder of PayCheck, a transparency and pay equity platform. Clare previously worked in refugee resettlement, sustainable manufacturing, and nutrition and food advocacy.

Pete Farmer


After nearly thirty years of software development, mostly in finance and insurance, the telco sector, and several tech startups, Pete finds that plying his craft in the service of planetary regeneration to be refreshingly worthwhile. He supports front and back-end development activities.

Alyssa Pace

Marketing and Communications

Passionate about food systems, sustainability, and justice, Alyssa supports Regen Network marketing and communications to excite the public about blockchain's potential to build a better world while respecting the deep-rooted wisdom of global farmers.

Kyle Birchard

Ecological Economist

Kyle works at the intersection of economics and natural resource management. In recent years, he has helped estimate the benefits of watershed restoration in the San Francisco Bay, measured the impacts of drought on agriculture in arid lands, and provided support for an environmental finance initiative in Washington state.

Ron Steinherz

VP Partnerships

Daniel Swid

Head of Design

Daniel has contributed to the foundational success of 5 technology startups and has worked in Silicon Valley, Israel, and Asia Pacific. At VMware R&D he founded the prototyping practice and has a gift for scaling and accelerating early stage teams.

Dr. Gisel Booman

Science Lead

With a PhD in Landscape Ecology, Dr. Booman leads the integration process between the Ecological Protocol development and the current state of remote sensing.

Brecht Deriemaeker

Co-founder, Engineer

Brecht is a seasoned field engineer with a love for appropriate technology, previously with The Blueprint Alliance. Strong focus on systems design and rapid iterative testing. MS Electromechanical Engineering, MS Industrial & Product Design.

Garrette Furo

Partnerships and Business Development

Garrette is an early adopter of digital assets and decentralization who specializes in financial products and financial technology related to blockchain technology. Garrette has supported the public and private sector on related matters and his clients have included mature ventures, bulge-bracket banks and family offices.

David Fortson


David is the co-founder and CEO of LoaCom, a movement and marketing firm working with better world companies. David and the LoaCom team joined the Regen Network team to support marketing, movement-building capacity, events, fund development, and strategy.

Will Szal

President of the Board

Will is based in rural Massachusetts and has a background in gift economics and local food systems. Within Regen he heads up Hiring & HR, Legal & Accounting, Economics, Regen Foundation, and serves as President of the Board of Directors of the corporation.
Sara Johnstone

Sara Johnstone

Investor Relations

Sara is a recovering tech consultant with a background in marketing, operations, community management, strategy and business development who recently found her way into regenerative agriculture. Sara is committed to redirecting capital to solutions that heal ourselves and the planet. She is thrilled to be supporting Regen Network with investor relations.
Sarah Baxendell

Sarah Baxendell

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Sarah brings a decade of relationship building with philanthropic partners through her role designing, planning, funding, and implementing food supply projects and urban ecological interventions. She was most recently the Executive Director of Hilltop Urban Farm, the largest urban farming project in the United States.
Marie Gauthier

Marie Gauthier


Marie is an ecologically committed full-stack developer with a great interest in permaculture. She has been developing web and mobile applications for more than 5 years. She values transparency, fairness and sustainability through the projects she works on. She truly believes in Regen’s mission to promote regenerative agriculture.
Erika Logie

Erika Logie

UI/UX Designer


Our Advisors

Regen Network is at the intersection between many different fields, from blockchain technology to remote sensing and biology. In developing Regen Network, we're drawing on the knowledge of experts in each of these fields.

Jae Kwon

CEO & Founder - Tendermint + All in Bits, Inc

Brian Fox

Open Source and Technology Architecture

Alex Kehaya

Market Fit and Business Development

Gustav Simonsson

Blockchain and Security

Ben Best

Environmental Data Scientist

Greg Austic

Open Hardware

Rick Dudley

Blockchain Architecture

Board of Directors

The board of directors for the Regen Foundation helps steward the Regen community.

Amanda Ravenhill

Non-profit Admin

Dorn Cox

Open Data for Agriculture

Gregory Landua

Chief Regeneration Officer

Will Szal


Our Partners

These amazing companies are helping us bring Regen Network to life.