Vijay Chauhan is an experienced Corporate Business Development Executive and a startup CEO of multiple companies in the Life Sciences space. He is leading BioSTL’s initiative, GlobalSTL (www.globalstl.org) to recruit leading Agtech companies from over 12 international countries to St. Louis that can deliver business value and competitive advantage to St. Louis corporations, research institutions and investors in the Agri-business value chain including Midwest farmers. GlobalSTL’s strategy is to leverage the buying power of St. Louis’ world-class corporate and innovation ecosystem to deliver strategic partners and drive business growth in North America for the international companies it recruits to St. Louis. Vijay worked at Monsanto in St. Louis, MO. As Vice President, General Manager, Nutrition and Consumer Sector, where as an intreprenuer he developed a new business in the areas of consumer health/functional foods. He also worked on multiple M&A transactions investing over $5 billion towards the implementation of Monsanto’s Agriculture Biotech and Life Sciences strategy.