UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Duane Martin

Duane Martin
Head of Enogen Marketing
Syngenta

Biography

Duane Martin currently serves as Head of Enogen Marketing and Stewardship for Syngenta Seeds.  A native of Texas, Duane holds a PhD in Agronomy/Weed Science and has held positions in research, product development, sales management, and marketing, working in many aspects of agriculture in crop and livestock systems in the U.S. and globally.  Early experience on family farms and as a research and extension specialist with the University of Nebraska shaped his belief in the productivity and efficiency of U.S. production agriculture and the role of innovation and technology in continually improving agricultural systems.  Duane currently works with a new corn trait that improves feed efficiency in beef and dairy cattle, lowering the economic and environmental impact of livestock production.  Duane lives on the southeastern North Carolina coast with his wife, Nannette.