Gabriel Youtsey

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Gabriel_Youtsey_UCANRGabriel (Gabe) Youtsey  serves as the Chief Innovation Officer for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR). He is leading the California VINE initiative, which brings aims to catalyze innovation & entrepreneurship in food, agriculture and natural resources, working with industry, government, academic institutions and rural communities across California.

The program is aimed at creating new impacts in agriculture and natural resources through technology, growing the pipeline of young innovators, and leveraging existing innovation activity across California. Prior to the innovation appointment, Mr. Youtsey led national technology teams, multi-organizational strategy, and complex projects for UC ANR, UC Davis, and in the private sector with KPMG, applying technology to solve pressing food and agriculture challenges, as well as in other sectors including software, retail, banking, construction and finance.