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Vonnie Estes


Estes Consulting

Vonnie’s career has been driven by a passion for technology and sustainability. Currently a consultant, she helps companies navigate, develop, and commercialize innovation. She sits on the boards of Creatus Biosciences and Microvi Biotech. She has had leadership roles at prominent companies including DuPont, Codexis, and Syngenta along with start-ups to identify revolutionary science and bring products to market. She has built a number of agricultural and bio-industrial start-ups with successful exits. Serving on company, advisory, industry, and government boards, she is a known voice in the industry with frequent publications and speaking engagements. In 2017 Vonnie was the recipient of Rosalind Franklin award for leadership in Biotechnology. She has a vision to commercialize new technologies creating innovative products that are good for people and the planet.