Dan Vradenburg is a recognized expert in production agriculture with a passion for producing food, fiber, and energy in harmony with nature. As one of the industry’s most innovative thought leaders, he believes recent advancements in science, biology, and new agricultural technologies provide a unique opportunity to improve agriculture practices, production and outcomes while protecting the environment. Vradenburg advocates leveraging technology with sound agronomy to support the most advanced crop production solutions for agribusiness. Vradenburg joined Trace Genomics in 2019, following a rewarding 37-year career at Wilbur-Ellis, where he remains respected as a leader who builds shareholder value through employee and customer satisfaction while positioning the company for the future. His experience included field, state, region and division operations in North America and Latin America and for the final 16 years, served as president for Wilbur-Ellis Company’s Agribusiness Division. Vradenburg has served on a number of advisory boards and industry associations throughout his career. Vradenburg holds a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness for the University of Wisconsin as well as advanced certifications from Stanford University.