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Howard Shapiro

Howard Shapiro

Keynote Speaker: Chief Agricultural Officer & Mars Advanced Research Institute Fellow at Mars Incorporated

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Howard Shapiro Biography

Howard Shapiro, Ph.D. has been involved with resilient agricultural and agroforestry systems, plant breeding, molecular biology and genetics for over 50 years. He has worked with indigenous communities, NGO’s, governmental agencies and the private sector around the world.

His career spans both academic and corporate sectors. He is the Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Advanced Research Institute Fellow, Mars, Incorporated, as well as a Senior Fellow at UC Davis, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Distinguished Fellow of the World Agroforestry Centre and Science Advisor MIT-Media Lab. He served as Chairperson of the Board of the Agriculture Sustainability Institute at UC Davis for a decade.

Shapiro founded the African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) and the African Plant Breeding Academy (AfPBA) in 2011. The effort will sequence, assemble and annotate 101 key food cultivars, which are the backbone of African nutrition and train 150 mid-career plant breeders in modern breeding technology.

In October of 2017 he launched with collaborators the Foldit Aflatoxin Puzzle with 460,000 gamers to redesign and improve enzymes to degrade the aflatoxin.

He collects and restores modern Japanese and Italian motorcycles, becoming a member of the 200 Mile Per Hour Club on an unrestricted 1999 Suzuki Hayabusa. averaging 201.386 MPH at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

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Howard Shapiro Videos

Time for Good Food Governance | Howard-Yana Shapiro | EAT ...
Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer at MARS - YouTube
Live interview with Howard Yana-Shapiro - The 3rd GLF Investment ...

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Booking fees for Howard Shapiro, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Howard Shapiro, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Howard Shapiro?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Howard Shapiro for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Howard Shapiro for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Howard Shapiro or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Howard Shapiro or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Howard Shapiro is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Creativity, Influencers and Innovation. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Howard Shapiro generally travels from Davis, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Seth Berkley, Jason Clay and Amory Lovins. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Howard Shapiro for an upcoming event.

Howard Shapiro Videos

Time for Good Food Governance | Howard-Yana Shapiro | EAT ...
Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer at MARS - YouTube
Live interview with Howard Yana-Shapiro - The 3rd GLF Investment ...
TEDxAmsterdam Howard-Yana Shapiro

How to book Howard Shapiro?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Howard Shapiro for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Howard Shapiro, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Howard Shapiro or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Howard Shapiro?

Booking fees for Howard Shapiro, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Howard Shapiro, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Howard Shapiro?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Howard Shapiro for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Howard Shapiro for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Howard Shapiro or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Howard Shapiro or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Howard Shapiro is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Creativity, Influencers and Innovation. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Howard Shapiro generally travels from Davis, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Seth Berkley, Jason Clay and Amory Lovins. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Howard Shapiro for an upcoming event.

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