Justin Kershaw

Chief Information Officer
Cargill

Justin Kershaw serves as Chief Information Officer for Cargill – a global food and agriculture company that connects farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. As CIO, Justin oversees the company’s efforts to harness the power of purpose-driven technology to transform the global food system.

From applying open-source blockchain technology to improve food safety, artificial intelligence to grow food with less, and robotics to improve worker safety, Justin and his team of over 2,000 Cargill technologists and technology partners work every day to innovate solutions to more safely and sustainably feed our world.

As a competitive rower for 30 years, Justin has learned the importance of teamwork, grit, and how to work with speed and precision to get things done. Justin puts these collaborative instincts to work in his mission to solve the world’s pressing food and sustainability challenges.

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