Team

Aaron Craelius

CTO

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.

Christian Shearer

CEO

Christian has been working in ecological agriculture for 15 years, primarily with farmers in Southeast Asia. As a co-founder of Terra Genesis, he spent five years working with natural products brands, helping them to invest into their supply systems toward regenerative practices. Christian is pouring his life into Regen Network because the tools being built will accelerate of the adoption of regenerative agriculture.

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.

Sara De Moitie

Head of Product

Sara taught a design thinking master's course at Aalto and Stanford University before quitting her job to travel the world while working on organic farms. She also worked as a UX designer for 358 and Futurice. She brings her awesome creative energy to the team, with a strong focus on user centred design and marketing.

Will Szal

Economics

For the past ten years, Will has been working and learning in the local food and local economy space. As a graduate of the Learn to Farm Program at the Farm School, he helped start the University of Massachusetts Permaculture Project and the Slow Money group PVGrows.

David Fortson

Marketing

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.

Clare Politano

Developer

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.

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.

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.

Dr. Gisel Booman

Landscape ecologist

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

Pete Farmer

Developer

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 activites.

Daniel Swid

Agile Engineering, Design Process

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.

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.

Matyas Rada

Earth Observation Data Scientist

Matyas has a MS in geography and geoinformatics with a specialization in remote sensing and earth observation. He has put this expertise to work in five public organizations across three countries. He has experience in implementing data pre-processing pipelines, distributed computing, data visualizations, and analyzing deep stacks of satellite datasets.

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.

Advisors

Jae Kwon

CEO & Founder - Tendermint and All in Bits, Inc

Brian Fox

Open Source and Technology Architecture

Alex Kehaya

Market Fit and Business Development

Gustav Simonsson

Blockchain and Security

Brigitte Lawler

Organizational Leadership

Greg Austic

Open Hardware

Wendell Davis

Special Advisor

Rick Dudley

Blockchain Architecture

Ben Best

Environmental Data Scientist

Taras Kazantsev

Plant Biologist, GIS, Remote Sensing

Nosha Assareh

Environmental Technology Scientist

Dorn Cox

Open Data for Agriculture

Russell Wallack

Regenerative Agriculture Designer

Luke Smith

Regenerative Agriculture Designer

Amanda Ravenhill

Non-profit Admin Advisor

Jared Smith

Frontend Developer

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