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Kim Wagner

Kim is a scientist, entrepreneur and business leader with over two decades of experience advising companies on strategy and operational improvement in the agriculture, food and life sciences sectors with an emphasis in technology, sustainability, research and innovation, and new product development.

She is the founder of TBGD Partners, a boutique firm providing expertise to early and mid-stage ventures in the agribusiness, food/nutrition and life sciences sectors.  She has been a Venture Partner at Flagship Pioneering and President and Chief Operating Officer of CiBO Technologies, a Flagship VentureLabs company.  Before that she was a Partner at McKinsey & Co. and a Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.  Her accomplishments in client service have been acknowledged through multiple awards including being named a Women Leader in Consulting by Consulting magazine in 2012.

In addition to serving as an alumni-elected member of Cornell University’s Board of Trustees, Kim serves on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations with agricultural, sustainability and/or educational missions and is an active member of several national and international scientific societies.  She and her husband produce award-wining wines and spirits as the founders and owners of Stoutridge Vineyard, a vineyard, farm winery and distillery in Marlboro, NY.

She holds a PhD in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology from Harvard University, an MS in Animal Science from Texas A&M University, and a BS with distinction in Biology and Animal Science from Cornell University.

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