Gabriel joined Syngenta Ventures in 2013. Prior to this he was a consultant with Wilson Perumal & Company, focused on operations and strategy. Before that, he was a factory manager for the industrial products company Danaher Corp, where he was responsible for ~$100m revenue manufacturing division. Prior to business school, Gabriel worked with early-stage technology start-ups as the Associate Director for the University of Kentucky’s Center for Entrepreneurship.
Gabriel has deep agricultural expertise from early career roles in agriculture research and with several nationally-recognized production farms; from working with small farmers in Tanzania with the US Peace Corps; and from spending summers on his family’s sixth generation farm in West Virginia.
Gabriel earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech.