Dr Matt Glenn

Dr Matt Glenn is CEO for the Kiwifruit Breeding Centre (KBC), a Joint Venture between Zespri and the CRI, Plant and Food Research. He was previously CEO at Hill Laboratories, New Zealand’s largest private analytical testing laboratory; and CEO of Robotics Plus, an agricultural automation and robotics start up.

An experienced executive in the technology industry, he holds a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Leeds and held the role of Head of Genomics at Genesis which included, what was at the time, the largest DNA sequencing facility in the Southern Hemisphere.