Ignacio ColonnaGlobal Director, Science & Technology at AgriThority
As Global Director, Science and Technology for AgriThority, Ignacio Colonna is focused on the incorporating new technologies into product field development, including methodologies, equipment and analytics. He is an experienced researcher and a proven research operations manager. Ignacio now leads the global science and technology efforts in addition to his oversight of lab, greenhouse and field research operations. His data analysis and analytic skills are well-rounded with experience in seed, seed treatment and crop production inputs. He has managed more than 200 projects in Latin America for AgriThority clients primarily focused on innovative and biological technologies and how they perform. Ignacio has a strong track record coordinating research design, execution, data collection and analysis of field trials. Before joining AgriThority in 2015, Ignacio was a Research Scientist at Pioneer Argentina SRL where he was responsible for hybrid advancement including country-wide testing, implementation of new technologies for phenotyping and the development of analytical tools based on environmental data and crop models to support corn hybrid positioning.