Christine Gould

Christine Gould

Christine Gould

Founder & CEO - Thought for Food

Christine Gould is the Founder & CEO of the Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation, the world's leading next-generation innovation platform for food security. So far, Thought For Food has engaged a 12,000+ strong community from 160 countries, catalyzed the creation of thousands of new ideas and helped launch 40+ startups.

Christine has a track-record of successfully implementing open innovation and new types of business models in the ag industry, and was instrumental in the creation of Syngenta’s open licensing platform – a trailblazing solution for improving access to beneficial IP by plant breeders around the world. She is also an invited public speaker and contributor on the new minds, methods and technologies shaping the future of agriculture.


Christine holds an MPA in Science & Technology Policy from Columbia University. She sits on the Board of Young Professionals in Ag Development and is a Founding Member of the Ashoka Changemakers League of Intrapreneurs.


Christine Gould will present the closing Plenary Talk (PM).

"Unleashing the Power of the Next Generation to Fix our Food System"

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