Jeremy Williams

by Justin Cates
Jeremy Williams
Head of Digital Farming

Jeremy Williams is the Head of Digital Farming for the Crop Science division of Bayer, where he leads a diverse team developing digital tools to unlock the next wave of agricultural innovations. Based in St. Louis, Jeremy is also a member of the Crop Science Executive Leadership and Commercial Leadership teams.

Previously, Jeremy served as a member of the Research & Development Leadership Team as SVP, Head of Plant Biotechnology at Bayer.

In that role, Jeremy led a global team to enable a robust plant biotechnology pipeline developing highly effective solutions to strengthen a plant’s resistance to insects, diseases and other environmental stresses.

Jeremy has more than 20 years of experience in biotechnology and agrochemical R&D. He came to Bayer Crop Science in 2018, having served several R&D leadership roles at Monsanto.

Jeremy’s career began as one of the founding scientists at Divergence Inc, prior to the company’s acquisition by Monsanto and is co-inventor on several patents held by Divergence and its collaborators.

Jeremy graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and from Swarthmore College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and French.

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