Mary Shelman Group
Mary Shelman is an internationally recognized thought leader, author, teacher, and speaker on global agribusiness, AgTech, and food system trends.
The former head of Harvard Business School’s agribusiness program, Shelman is known as a strategic pathfinder in the global agri-food industry and has advised governments, companies, and investors around the world from her base in Boston.
She currently sits on the strategic advisory boards of Crop Enhancement, Fractal Antenna Systems, and Village Capital, and is a Venture Partner at Radicle Growth. Previously, she served a decade as chairman of the board of RiceTec, Inc., a leading U.S. crop science/genetics company.
A native of Kentucky where she still owns a 475-acre grain farm, Shelman holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Harvard Business School.