Linda Kull is Director of Agriculture Innovations and Technology Transfer with the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). Linda is responsible for establishing relationships with the soybean value chain, public and private organizations, and venture capital firms interested in new and emerging technologies and soybean quality and value relevant to farm enterprise profitability and regenerative agriculture. Prior to joining ISA, Linda taught botany and biology at Eastern Illinois University and was senior research coordinator for the National Soybean Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in botany and plant physiology from Eastern Illinois University and completed a PhD at the University of Illinois in plant pathology and crop sciences. Linda and her husband live on a 12-acre horse ranch in central Illinois.