Anju Gupta currently leads the Digital Partnerships and Outreach team at Monsanto. In this role, she is responsible for driving innovation and establishing high level strategic partnership ecosystem for Monsanto with industry leaders and startup companies. Anju joined Monsanto in 2003 as a Molecular Scientist and transitioned into leading Statistical Genetics and analytical teams. In recent years, she focused on building long term strategies for Monsanto’s portfolio globally. She has been an active contributor to several non profit organizations and has received numerous awards including few Monsanto Above and Beyond awards. She was also selected as the YWCA Women leader for Monsanto in 2014. Anju has a Ph.D in Quantitative genetics from The Ohio State University, has ~17 granted and published patents and she also serves as an executive Board member of AIWorld. Anju is a Monsanto Science Fellow and is a frequent invited speaker on Artificial Intelligence in Silicon Valley and New York.