About Us

IQBiotech: Innovative
Ag Tech Company

iQBiotech’s goal is to use biotechnology as a facilitator for innovation and improved market access for traditional farming sectors with biology-based regenerative agriculture biologicals and client-based solutions. The company will increasingly offer farmers a systemic solution which provides them an answer to some of the crises created by the predominant industrial/agriculture system. IQB’s products improve the health of farms, ecosystems, workers and consumers.

Shared-X: An Impact Farming Innovator

Shared-X served as the think tank, incubator, and accelerator for IQ Biotech. Shared-X is an agriculture impact company that lifts smallholder farmer incomes and deploys regenerative farming techniques. It has created an array of business and impact solutions along the three dimensions that comprise our ‘Impact Farming’ ecosystem: sustainable agronomy, market access, and smallholder integration. Shared-X’s goal is to help catalyze a global ‘Impact Farming’ movement.

Shared-X: An Impact Farming Innovator

Shared-X served as the think tank, incubator, and accelerator for IQ Biotech. Shared-X is an agriculture impact company that lifts smallholder farmer incomes and deploys regenerative farming techniques. It has created an array of business and impact solutions along the three dimensions that comprise our ‘Impact Farming’ ecosystem: sustainable agronomy, market access, and smallholder integration. Shared-X’s goal is to help catalyze a global ‘Impact Farming’ movement.

Leadership Team

Tony Salas

Executive Chairman

Holding a Ph.D. in crop science, plant breeding, and genetics, as well as a strong background in agtech and innovation, Tony has extensive experience consulting in 30 countries and in over 400 agribusiness projects.

José Antonio de Cote

President

He has a long track record of leadership roles in both  American and European biotech companies,  always focused on agricultural innovations, and has successfully developed and commercialized a wide range of novel biotechnology products. He has received his formal education in biochemistry  (Univ. de Córdoba) and executive management  (Santelmo Business School) and is spearheading the establishment of IQB in the agroscience market.

John Denniston

Member

A former Senior Partner at Kleiner Perkins, where he co-founded and co-ran the firm’s $1 billion Green Growth Fund, John is bringing on key strategic investors and partners to continue to grow our global footprint.

José Antonio Livia

BD Manager

Brings to the team extensive experience in  Strategic Business Development in both domestic and global corporations in the ag-input sector. Jose  Antonio received his formal education in Food  Processing Engineering and later an MBA in the  Universidad Pacífico, the most renowned business school in Peru. For the last 16 years, he has involved in several new product introductions into the Agricultural and Food & Beverage Industries.

Sylvio Petto

Chief Executive Officer

Sylvio is a business leader with over 25 years of international experience in the Food and Ag industry working for multinational companies like FMC, Cargill and Syngenta. He also brings deep experience as an investor in the AgTech space as one of the executives of Wheatsheaf where he managed their portfolio of investments in North America.

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Cambridge Innovation Center.
1951 NW 7th Ave suite #600.
Miami, FL. 
33136 USA

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+1 (305) 490 4928