Iglesias, Carlos (Carlos)
Director Plant Breeding Consortium
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Born in a small rural community in SW Uruguay.
Studies: University of Uruguay: BSc in Agronomy. Iowa State University: MSc and PhD in Plant Breeding. Purdue University: MSc in Ag Econ. Indiana University: MBA in Food and Agribusinesses
Work experience: Global cassava breeding program lead at CIAT, Colombia. Head of Research and Seed Production at Weaver Popcorn, Indiana. Head R&D Corn Latin America; Head R&D Wheat North America; and Director of the Cereals Business Unit at Syngenta, Brazil, Kansas, Minneapolis, North Carolina.
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Enable the establishment and development of agri-businesses through improved genetics for adaptation and final product quality. Focus: plan-based protein crops.