May 22, 2012 - 08:09
Josh Schneider

Age

38

Job Title

Managing Partner

Company

Cultivaris North America, San Diego, Calif.

Accomplishments

Co-founded services company dealing with idea and project management to bring out-of-the ordinary ideas and products to international horticulture market; Created the Breadfruit Project (www.globalbreadfruit.com) to help reduce hunger in the tropics; Manages company’s North American licensee network.

Extracurricular

Favorite movie: the German film Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others). “An excellent portrayal of the (sometimes evil) power of the state and its Orwellian potential to ruin lives despite the best intentions of the self-proclaimed rulers;” Favorite foods: Risottos and curries. “I love to both eat and cook them and my family loves them too.”

Fun Fact

Josh’s grandmother raised 11 children, was a delegate to the 1972 Democratic convention, learned how to design websites in the 1990s and at 94 is very adept at Wii video games.