Ponsi Trivisvavet, CEO, attended the 2020 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos representing Inari as a 2019 Technology Pioneer – an exclusive group recognized for the potential to “transform their industries.”


Gene editing: Gateway to new future of plant breeding?
Looking back over the past several decades, Ponsi Trivisvavet says genetic improvement has added less than 1% yield improvement per year for corn. She believes genetic improvement will have to occur much faster to meet expected future global demand for food and address the impact of climate change on farming.


Major plant breeding investments continue
“Moneyball” was a popular movie released in 2011 that revealed how baseball teams relied on numbers and analytics to decide which players to keep. You could make the case that a decade later, corn breeding is following a similar path at an increasing rate.