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.
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 400 agribusiness projects.
As a founding member of Kirchner’s Impact Portfolio Optimization team, Steve has over 20 years of investment experience working in underserved capital markets domestically and abroad.
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.
The Executive Team
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.
Chief Finance Officer
As a consultant in agribusiness for the IADB, IFC (WB), OECD/FAO (UN), CAF, and DEG (KFW), Gisela has diverse experience in managing financial strategies and investments, including raising and supervising aggregate investments of over $600M.
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 implementation and support, and corporate organizational management.
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 farming projects, creating SOPs for crop management, and leading and implementing innovative farming techniques.
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.
Luis Carlos Medina
Director of Product Consumption
An entrepreneur with nearly 20 years of international commercial experience in FMCG companies, such as Kraft and L’Oreal, and creating his own brands, Luis Carlos heads Shared-X’s product consumption division.