Jason Minton Joins Taranis as Chief Commercial Officer

Cindy Zimmerman

AI-powered crop intelligence company Taranis announces the appointment of former Bayer lead Jason Minton as Chief Commercial Officer.

“Jason’s diverse leadership background within some of the most well-known agriculture companies will position him well to serve and lead Taranis’ commercial endeavors,” said Taranis Chief Executive Officer Opher Flohr. “His expertise in the field, along with his commitment to customer experience, will help advance the adoption and application of AI-powered insights within the agriculture sector. With the recent appointment of Syngenta’s Vern Hawkins to our Board of Directors in February, Taranis continues to bring on the industry’s best leadership and expertise.”

Minton holds a degree in biology from Millikin University and says that a love of science and technology combined with a desire to advance crop health has helped drive his career. Beginning his career in the agriculture sector with Monsanto, Minton led operations for the company’s US Customer Centricity Program and managed both sales teams and dealer networks. During his career with Bayer Crop Science, he held pivotal roles in area business management and strategic account management with a focus on crop protection, seed portfolio management and customer experience. Most recently, he served as the Regional Business Lead for the Midwest.

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