Vonnie Estes

Vice President of Technology, Produce Marketing Association

Vonnie’s role as VP of Technology at Produce Marketing Association is to bring technology to the produce industry across the supply chain, working with both technology companies and the industry to identify and solve pressing needs. Her career has been driven by a passion for agriculture, technology and sustainability. She has held leadership positions at prominent companies including DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta along with start-ups and venture funds 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 revolutionary products that are good for people and the planet.

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