Senior Leadership Team

The president is elected by the Board of Directors to be chief executive officer and president of the institute. Headed by the president, BTI’s senior leadership collaborates to manage the affairs of the institute on an academic and professional level.

David Stern

Professor, President
Section of Plant Biology School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University
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Sophia Darling

Vice President for Finance & Operations; Corporate Treasurer
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Stephanie Meyer

Vice President for Institutional Advancement
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Eric Richards

Professor, Vice President for Research
Adjunct Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Cornell University
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Vanessa Greenlee

Director of Executive Affairs
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