Arama Kukutai is the CEO of Plenty. He is also the co-founder of Finistere Ventures, one of the pioneering venture firms dedicated to Agrifood investment and an early investor in Plenty.
Arama has been an investor, company founder and entrepreneur in the Agribusiness sector for over 20 years. Previously, he served as founder and Executive Chairman of PKW Farms, developing and operating sustainable grass-based dairy farming and aquaculture activities across New Zealand, Asia and Australia. He has also led the creation of Finistere’s international portfolio and expansive global network in AgTech, establishing Finistere offices in Agrifood epicenters around the globe including New Zealand, Tel Aviv, San Diego, Silicon Valley, and Ireland.
An active speaker, writer and thought leader in Agrifood sustainability, technology innovation and investment trends, Arama brings vast global operating experience to Plenty as it transitions from research to commercial operations. Arama holds law and business/agronomy degrees from the Victoria University of Wellington (NZ).
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