Leaders Magazine, January 2018 Edition
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What was the vision behind the creation of Marrone Bio Innovations?

This was not my first startup – it’s the third of a lifelong mission and vision to create natural products that are less toxic and more sustainable than existing solutions to control pests and increase crop growth.

It’s a continuation of what I have been doing my whole career that was the inspiration for this startup. I started Marrone Bio Innovations because I was taking my previous company public at the same time the events of 9/11 occurred. I started working on filing the offering a few weeks before then. I was due to fly to New York City on September 12, 2001 to begin the road show. Unfortunately, this didn’t happen, the markets closed, and one thing led to another with a takeover of the company, so I left and started MBI.

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