Syngenta Flowers Home & Garden, Greensboro, North Carolina
Lead Technical Services and Technical Trials
- Led several projects to develop new technologies for the greenhouse industry. Co-inventor of two provisional patents (filed 2013, and 2016), and one design patent (2016).
- Worked in special projects to accelerate product development; training interns, designing trials, developing protocols, data analytics and product specs for bedding plants.
Can’t Live Without It: Mexican food, especially homemade guacamole, and his wife’s recipe for roasted rajas poblanas (poblano strips) with cheese, chicken, and corn kernels “... and of course don’t forget the hot salsa too.”
In the Pool, Swimmers Rule: In his younger days, Gerardo was a competitive swimmer in his native Mexico.