John Caradus is CEO of Grasslanz Technology. John was CEO of Dexcel, and Science GM for AgResearch. John has a background in forage plant breeding. John is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), the NZ Institute Agricultural Science, and the Agronomy Society NZ. He is Past President of the NZ Institute of Agricultural Science, the New Zealand Grassland Association and the New Zealand Plant Breeding and Research Association. He is currently on the RSNZ Council.