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

COO

At age 24, Christian founded the most well-known permaculture education center in South East Asia, the Panya Project. As a co-founder and COO of Terra Genesis International and Regen Network, he combines his whole-systems project management experience with his passion for transformation of our social systems.

Gregory Landua

CEO

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

Product Development

Sara taught the Stanford design thinking class before she quit her job to travel the world while working on organic farms. She also worked as a product lead for 358 and Futurice. She brings her awesome creative energy to the team, with a strong focus on user centered design and marketing.

Jared Smith

Frontend Developer

Founder of Villagecraft.org. Jared has managed server clusters, built e-commerce systems and started numerous businesses while traveling the world. He once walked 150 miles through the Northern Rockies with 3 beets and a can of spam. Jared has been fascinated with Crypto since 2011.

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.

Brian Weinberg

Operational Strategy

Brian has worked as COO at NEXUS and formerly was on the Latin American investment team of a $500 million microfinance private equity fund.

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

Alyssa graduated from UCSB in 2017 with degrees in Environmental Studies and Multimedia Writing. Her passion for the outdoors blossomed at a young age through family camping trips and summers spent working in Yosemite, and took full force during her year abroad doing field research throughout Asia and New Zealand.

Gisel Booman

Landscape ecologist

With a PHD in remote sensing, Gisele leads the integration process between the Ecological Protocol development and the current state of remote sensing.

Pete Farmer

OG Software Engineering

Pete first started programming before the wheel was even invented and computers were just made out of rocks. He backstops the Regen Network technical development team with hard earned coding skills.

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.

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.

Advisors

Greg Austic

Open Hardware

Wendell Davis

Special Advisor

Rick Dudley

Blockchain Architecture

Dorn Cox

Open Data for Agriculture

Ben Best

Environmental Data Scientist

Matyas Rada

Earth Observation Data Scientist

Taras Kazantsev

Plant Biologist, GIS, Remote Sensing

Nosha Assareh

Environmental Technology Scientist

Russell Wallack

Regenerative Agriculture Designer

Luke Smith

Regenerative Agriculture Designer

Amanda Ravenhill

Non-profit Admin Advisor

Garrette Furo

Partnerships and Business Development

Partners