When I joined GrainBridge as CEO in April 2020, I was excited about our vision. As a joint-venture between ADM and Cargill, we had the financial backing, expertise, and data to help farmers become more profitable by building data-driven grain marketing software.

Of course, visions need to be translated into reality. My charge was to transform GrainBridge from an agricultural company (that built software) into a software company (in agriculture).

During my first week, the team told me that we wouldn’t be able to release a product until 2022. …

Mark Johnson

CEO of GrainBridge, an AgTech JV between ADM & Cargill. Co-founder of Descartes Labs, former CEO of Zite. Love product, philosophy, data refineries, and models.

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