Team

who we are

Idea Makers

One idea can change everything. We collaborate across all departments to share ideas and continue to improve.

Challengers

We love challenges. We can deal with any problem, improving the process and always moving forward.

Tech Passionate

Technology connects us and helps us in our daily lives. We're passionate about innovation and train our team to know the latest trends.

Adrián Ferrero

CEO & Co-Founder

Adrián Ferrero

CEO & Co-Founder

Adrian Ferrero is the cofounder & CEO of Biome Makers. Economist by training with entrepreneurial spirit specialized in innovation. Recognized as one of the lead entrepreneurs in the Spain by its government, EU, or the MIT Technology Review. He loves mountains, nature and believe in making the world better one step at a time.

Alberto Acedo, PhD.

CSO & Co-Founder

Alberto Acedo, PhD.

CSO & Co-Founder

Scientific soul of Biome Makers´ technology. Alberto is a genetists with a large number of recognitions such as TR35 España in 2014 by MIT Technology Review, CSIC Investigator and Extraordinary Doctorate Award 2015. Enthusiastic about biotechnology with great experience in this field.

Mila Madurga

CFO

Mila Madurga

CFO

Mila is an expert in business strategy, implementing financial and growth plans. Mila holds a Degree in Business Administration from ICADE and has spent her last 6 years at American Investment Banks in Paris & London.

Hector Ortega, PhD.

Chief Technology Officer

Hector Ortega, PhD.

Chief Technology Officer

Hector holds doctorate Cum Laude in Computer Science at the University of Valladolid. He has more than 6 years of experience in the field. He has published 16 articles motivating young and not so young people to understand what he specializes in.

Beatriz García, PhD.

Data Science

Beatriz García, PhD.

Data Science

Beatriz has 15+ years of inter-disciplinary experience as bioinformatics researcher in machine learning and artificial intelligence applied to solve diverse computational biology problems.

Ifigenia Urbina, PhD.

Senior Agronomist

Ifigenia Urbina, PhD.

Senior Agronomist

Ifigenia had more than 7 years working in fundamental research with special focus on the plant-soil interaction, ecological stoichiometry and biogeochemical cycles.

Merche López

Global Controller

Merche López

Global Controller

Merche started her business degree to continue doing the master's degree in Foreign Trade at the University of Valladolid. After that, she has been living in Sheffield for 2 years to keep on her studies in administration. She has worked managing teams for many years, so this experience makes the members of the company feel comfortable in their work.

Al Toops

Head of sales

Al Toops

Head of sales

Al has a solid grasp on the North American agriculture retail market and has spent over 35 years providing innovative and progressive solutions to growers. Al Toops holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy soil science from Oklahoma State University and Masters Degree in Business as well from University of Phoenix.

Ryan Mykita

Head of revenue

Ryan Mykita

Head of revenue

Revenue Leader with Business Development, Sales, Operations, & Customer Success expertise advancing mission-driven revenue goals with expert opportunity (and people) management for sustainability and profit outcomes.

Francisco Ossandon, PhD.

Data Scientist Manager

Francisco Ossandon, PhD.

Data Scientist Manager

Francisco has 10+ years of experience in sequence analysis and annotation, and works developing new bioinformatics pipelines, validations and data analysis. Holds a Biochemistry Bachelor's Degree, Universidad de Chile (Chile), and a Summa cum laude Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Universidad Andres Bello (Chile).

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