Elliott Grant
Elliott leads X’s Computational Agriculture Project Mineral, which is developing new tools to help the world shift to sustainable agriculture practices. Prior to X he was the founder and CEO of HarvestMark, the world leader in fresh food traceability; the CEO of ShopWell, a personalized nutrition company; and served as the Vice Chair of the Produce Marketing Association, a global industry organization, and chaired its Science & Technology Committee. Elliott worked around the world as a consultant at McKinsey & Company for 5 years, and learned the meaning of stress as the VP Operations for a $250M food packaging manufacturer. He earned his MEng and PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University, and is the author of 24 US patents covering topics ranging from cryptography and food traceability, to plant phenotyping.