Sara Menker is the founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence. Gro illuminates the interrelationships between our earth’s ecology and human economy to help you see the big picture and act on the small details.
From assessing the impact of climate change in real time to optimizing agricultural supply chains, Gro’s data, analytics and forecast models provide the honest answers to what on earth is going on.
Prior to founding Gro, Sara was a Vice President in Morgan Stanley’s commodities group. She began her career in commodities risk management, where she covered all commodity markets, and subsequently moved to trading, where she managed an options trading portfolio.
Sara is a Trustee of the Mandela Institute For Development Studies (MINDS) and a Trustee of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Sara was named a Global Young Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute.
Sara received a B.A. in Economics and African Studies at Mount Holyoke College and the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.