Jonathan Wolfson

Jonathan Wolfson

CEO and Co-founder TerraVia™
Panelist–Plant Forward

Jonathan Wolfson is co-founder and CEO of TerraVia (formerly Solazyme), a next generation food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company that harnesses the power of algae, the mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. Forbes has named him one of the “12 Most Disruptive Names in Business”, while Biofuels Digest named him the #1 CEO in the top 100 people in the Bioeconomy. Jonathan led the company’s selection as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and last year he won the George Washington Carver Award, the most prestigious award for leadership and innovation in the industrial biotechnology industry. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Avantium. He earned his JD and MBA degrees from NYU School of Law and NYU Stern School of Business. solazyme.com terravia.com