Realigning the Economics of Agriculture

Our Team

We are a bunch of developers, ecologists, scientists and designers from all over the world, connected by our common purpose of planetary regeneration. Feel free to connect with us.

Christian Shearer

Chief Executive Officer

Christian has been working in ecological agriculture for 15 years, primarily with farmers in Southeast Asia. As a co-founder of Terra Genesis International, he worked with natural products brands, helping them to invest into creating regenerative supply systems. Christian is passionate about accelerating the adoption of regenerative agriculture.

Aaron Craelius

Chief Technical Officer

Aaron has worked in a wide range of areas including desktop programming in C++ and C#, back-end and front-end web development, and embedded and FPGA work. As an avid environmentalist, harnessing the technology to benefit the planet and its inhabitants has been a long-time dream.

Gregory Landua

Chief Regeneration Officer

Gregory is co-author of Regenerative Enterprise and co-creator of the 8-forms of capital framework. Gregory is a Regenerative Agriculture Practitioner and farmer. As co-founder and CEO of Terra Genesis International, he has helped grow an ecosystem of organizations dedicated to regenerative agriculture.
Sara Johnstone

Sara Johnstone

Chief Operations Officer

Sara is a recovering tech consultant with a background in marketing, operations, community management, strategy and business development who recently found her way into regenerative agriculture. Sara is committed to redirecting capital to solutions that heal ourselves and the planet. She is thrilled to be supporting Regen Network with investor relations.

Dr. Gisel Booman

Science Lead

With a PhD in Landscape Ecology, Dr. Booman leads the integration process between the Ecological Protocol development and the current state of remote sensing.

Ron Steinherz

VP Product & Partnerships

Ron brings deep expertise in Product Management and Operations from working over 10 years in Silicon Valley and Israel on new product innovations in domains such as Web Conferencing, Telecommunications, Internet Connectivity and FinTech. He is passionate about leveraging technology for social and environmental impact, and excited about the potential to regenerative the planet!

Daniel Swid

Head of Design

Daniel has contributed to the foundational success of 5 technology startups and has worked in Silicon Valley, Israel, and Asia Pacific. At VMware R&D he founded the prototyping practice and has a gift for scaling and accelerating early stage teams.

David Fortson


David is the co-founder and CEO of LoaCom, a movement and marketing firm working with better world companies. David and the LoaCom team joined the Regen Network team to support marketing, movement-building capacity, events, fund development, and strategy.
Sarah Baxendell

Sarah Baxendell

Director of Finance and Philanthropy

Sarah brings a decade of relationship building with philanthropic partners through her role designing, planning, funding, and implementing food supply projects and urban ecological interventions. She was most recently the Executive Director of Hilltop Urban Farm, the largest urban farming project in the United States.
Marie Gauthier

Marie Gauthier


Marie is an ecologically committed full-stack developer with a great interest in permaculture. She has been developing web and mobile applications for more than 5 years. She values transparency, fairness and sustainability through the projects she works on. She truly believes in Regen’s mission to promote regenerative agriculture.

Will Szal

President of the Board

Will is based in rural Massachusetts and has a background in gift economics and local food systems. Within Regen he heads up Hiring & HR, Legal & Accounting, Economics, Regen Foundation, and serves as President of the Board of Directors of the corporation.

Alyssa Pace

Marketing and Communications

Passionate about food systems, sustainability, and justice, Alyssa supports Regen Network marketing and communications to excite the public about blockchain's potential to build a better world while respecting the deep-rooted wisdom of global farmers.
Cory Levinson

Cory Levinson

Technical Product Manager, Blockchain & Open Agriculture

Cory is a software engineer and technical product manager with years of experience working in data infrastructure at SoundCloud before moving into blockchain in 2017. He is an alumni of Strelka Institute in Moscow, and was recently in residence at Recurse Center working on a Rust client for the off-grid solarpunk social network, Secure Scuttlebutt before joining the Regen team.
Erika Logie

Erika Logie

UI/UX Designer



Clare Politano


Clare is a software engineer dedicated to a regenerative future. She is the co-founder of PayCheck, a transparency and pay equity platform. Clare previously worked in refugee resettlement, sustainable manufacturing, and nutrition and food advocacy.

Ethan Frey

Lead Developer

Ethan Frey has years of experience in distributed systems, cryptography, customer-oriented web design, and blockchain. And a strong desire to build something meaningful to humankind. He is delighted to combine these passions at Regen Network.

Kyle Birchard

Ecological Economist

Kyle works at the intersection of economics and natural resource management. In recent years, he has helped estimate the benefits of watershed restoration in the San Francisco Bay, measured the impacts of drought on agriculture in arid lands, and provided support for an environmental finance initiative in Washington state.

Brecht Deriemaeker

Co-founder, Engineer

Brecht is a seasoned field engineer with a love for appropriate technology, previously with The Blueprint Alliance. Strong focus on systems design and rapid iterative testing. MS Electromechanical Engineering, MS Industrial & Product Design.

Pete Farmer


After nearly thirty years of software development, mostly in finance and insurance, the telco sector, and several tech startups, Pete finds that plying his craft in the service of planetary regeneration to be refreshingly worthwhile. He supports front and back-end development activities.
Adriana Kalpa

Adriana Mihai

Blockchain Community Liason

Adriana is a long term community contributor of the @cosmos ecosystem, helping Regen with community awareness through “Last/This week in Regen”. She believes that humanity is at a critical breaking point and Regen’s project on ecological regeneration acts as a beacon of light by adding value to the worldwide efforts in saving the world.

Our Advisors

Regen Network is at the intersection between many different fields, from blockchain technology to remote sensing and biology. In developing Regen Network, we're drawing on the knowledge of experts in each of these fields.

Jae Kwon

CEO & Founder - Tendermint + All in Bits, Inc

Brian Fox

Open Source and Technology Architecture

Alex Kehaya

Market Fit and Business Development

Gustav Simonsson

Blockchain and Security

Ben Best

Environmental Data Scientist

Greg Austic

Open Hardware

Rick Dudley

Blockchain Architecture

Andrew Nannini

Investment Adviser and Business Development

Garrette Furo

Business Development and Blockchain Economics

Endlessly interested in why anyone buys anything, Garrette considers how digital assets find and maintain value both in and outside of the digital asset ecosystem. He has has worked to develop a Bitcoin based exchange traded product and woirks with members of the investment community to rationalize the emerging blockchain space.

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