Matthew Johnston

Dean’s Distinguished Speaker: Matthew Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, HM.CLAUSE

“Global Reach, Local Touch: Scaling Up in the Seed Business”

Dean’s Distinguished Speaker: Matthew Johnston

Time and Location:

6:30 p.m. Networking

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Presentation

Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center – AGR Room

UC Davis Campus

Join us November 17 for our first Dean’s Distinguished Speaker of the academic year featuring, Matthew Johnston, CEO of HM.CLAUSE, a global leader in the production and sale of high-quality vegetable seeds tailored to local environments and customers.

HM.CLAUSE has deep roots with UC Davis, collaborating for many years on plant breeding. Most recently, the company funded two undergraduate Ag Major/Tech Management scholarships and a fellowship for an MBA student pursuing a career in agriculture.

In addition, the firm supported the UC Davis-HM.CLAUSE Life Science Innovation Center, a business incubator to help advance regional innovation. And the UC Davis Office of Research honored HM.CLAUSE with this year’s Innovative Community Partner award.