Steve Savage has worked with various aspects of agricultural technology for more than 35 years. Steve was an undergraduate at Stanford and then completed an M.S. and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis. He has worked for Colorado State University, in fungicide discovery at DuPont, and at the bio-control start-up, Mycogen. Since 1996 Savage has been an independent consultant working with a wide variety of clients on topics including biological control, biotechnology, crop protection chemicals, crop genetics, post-harvest waste reduction, sustainability metrics, biofuels, and soil health. Since 2009 Steve has also been active as a writer and speaker on food and agriculture topics (Applied Mythology blog). Since 2015 he has been an invited Contributor for Forbes and since 2016 a part time Crop Protection Benefits communicator for the non-profit, CropLife Foundation for which he does a bi-weekly podcast called POPAgriculture.