The Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Holding a Ph.D. in crop science, plant breeding, and genetics, as well as a strong background in AgTech and innovation, Tony has extensive experience consulting in 30 countries and in over 500 agribusiness projects.
Patrick Vasquez de Velasco
Chief Operations Officer
With over 20 years in operations and supply chain in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, manufacturing and retail (Husky, Honeywell, Sodimac Homecenter), Patrick has ample international experience managing corporations onsite and in remote locations.
Miguel Angel Popolizio
Chief Agriculture Officer
As a senior ag engineer with an MBA from ESAN (Peru), Miguel has over 30 years of experience managing large scale agricultural projects, creating POEs for crop management, and leading and implementing innovative farming techniques.
Chief Finance Officer
As a consultant in agribusiness for the IADB, IFC (WB), OECD/FAO (UN), CAF, and DEG (KFW) and former investment officer of Corporate Finance at BCP, Gisela has diverse experience managing financial strategies and investments, including raising and supervising investments of over $600M.
Chief Administrative Officer
An experienced and accomplished financial and administrative executive for leading firms, such as BPO and Exlamar Corp, Christian brings his knowledge of managing intricate and cross-cultural corporate structures to Shared-X.
Chief Marketing Officer
Business Development Lead
With over 15 years in executive business development and marketing, Brandon has diverse industry experience in product development, go-to-market strategy execution and support, client relations and corporate organizational management.
President – Cann Farm
Executive with over 25 years of international experience in leading companies of the agribusiness, retail, and logistics sectors.
Chief Executive Officer – iQBiotech
Sylvio is a business leader with over 25 years of international experience in the Food and Ag industry working for multinational companies like FMC, Cargill and Syngenta. He also brings deep experience as an investor in the AgTech space as one of the executives of Wheatsheaf where he managed their portfolio of investments in North America.
Board of Directors
A former Senior Partner at Kleiner Perkins, where he co-founded and co-ran the firm’s $1 billion Green Growth Fund, John is an active ambassador for Shared-X, bringing on key strategic investors and partners to continue to grow our global footprint.
With over 30 years of experience, Athos has worked with McKinsey & Company, Swisscard, Aduno Group, Sanacare, and as an independent consultant. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management from the University of St. Gallen and has held C-level positions in the Consumer Finance and Healthcare industries.
A venture capital investment professional with over 20 years of experience in banking and VC groups in the UK, the USA, and Japan, Katrin has deep experience across the full venture cycle.
17 years of experience in investments, with a focus on private capital and capital risk.