Thane Kreiner, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Thane joined MALT in 2021 as CEO, where he leads strategy, innovation and the team to build regenerative, inclusive, local agriculture systems. Prior to joining MALT, Thane served for a decade as executive director of Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, which accelerated more than 1,000 ventures serving the poor and protecting the planet. He built and was CEO of multiple life sciences ventures during his 17 years in the private sector. Thane earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Neurosciences and Master of Business Administration from Stanford University; he holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Texas, Austin.