Amol Deshpande

Amol is the CEO and co-founder of FBN. He’s spent much of his career around agriculture at startups, large companies like Cargill, and as a partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers.

Amol is also on the board of Axia Seeds, a leading breeder of vegetable seeds for indoor and outdoor environments. Amol funds and invests through Divergent Investments, a personal investment vehicle focused on impact in healthtech, edtech and neurodiversity. He has an engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Cornell.