🧠 Finding Genius: Ying Shao, CEO of Plantik Biosciences
Plant Biodiversity, CRISPR & Gene-Editing Our Way to a Sustainable Future
Ying Shao is the Co-Founder & CEO of Plantik Biosciences
Ying graduated from HEC Paris School of Management, and worked in companies like L’Oréal, LVMH and French Tech star Devialet. She has 5 years of startup experience in both company building and scale-up phases, leading business development, strategy and marketing. Currently, she is the Co-Founder & CEO of Plantik Biosciences with the aim of shaping the future of plant breeding, starting with cannabis/hemp.
Our conversation covered:
• Ying's background & foray into the world of startups
• Plant biodiversity, climate risk and agricultural points of failure
• GMOs versus Gene-Editing
• The Politics of Hemp/Cannabis
• The Future for Plant Scientists
I wrote an article on the subject in December 2021 for Startup ROI called CRISPR & Cannabis. Enjoy!
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