Anju Gupta joined as the Director, Digital Partnerships and Outreach in 2014. In this role, she is responsible for establishing high level strategic partnership ecosystem for Monsanto with industry leaders and startups. Anju joined Monsanto in 2003 as a Molecular Scientist and transitioned into leading Statistical Genetics and analytical teams for Technology. As part of this, she established the Genome Wide Selection team and transitioned to leading the product advancement globally for Cotton. In the recent years, she focused on building long term strategies for Monsanto’s crop portfolio for US and Latin America North. She has received numerous awards including few Monsanto Above and Beyond awards. She was also nominated as the YWCA Women leader for Monsanto in 2014. Anju has a Ph.D in Quantitative genetics from The Ohio State University and has ~17 granted and published patents.