Harry Stine, president and founder of Stine® Seed Company, joins a top-notch group of CEOs in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. The group includes influential leaders Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Eric Schmidt (Google) and Muhtar Kent (Coca-Cola), among others. The official list was published in STEMconnector® and Fortune Magazine as well as announced during the 2013 STEM Solutions Summit presented by U.S. News and World Report in Austin, Texas, on June 18.
Harry Stine was chosen for his dedication to looking for future technologies and helping growers realize greater profits. Stine Seed Company offers some of the most powerful genetics on the market and continues to stay in the forefront, looking ahead to the next advancements in corn and soybeans.
“Harry is truly a catalyst for innovation in the agriculture industry,” says Bill Eby, Stine director of soybean research. “I’ve worked with Harry for over 45 years, and I’ve never known him to stop at ‘good enough.’ He’s always pushing to find a better solution.”
STEMconnector® recognizes leaders of innovation, best practices and global competiveness in companies committed to the future of STEM in our economy. Selected CEOs were chosen based on position, career history and action around STEM activities.
"It is all about CEO commitment,” said STEMconnector® CEO Edie Fraser in a news release. “We are collectively humbled by the caliber of the entries and salute and congratulate all of those included.”