Balaji Venkataraman is Vice President of Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at Corteva Agriscience. Prior to his current role, he was site director of Dow Pittsburg Operations in California and director of manufacturing for Dow AgroSciences. His prior experiences include several senior manufacturing leadership roles including manufacturing director for several Dow businesses, manufacturing director at Dow’s Michigan operations site, technology director and plant manager. He also established and developed Dow’s engineering center in India. Prior to his Dow career, he was a process engineer and project manager at Raytheon. Balaji has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Anna University, an MBA from University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Auburn University.