Karn Manhas


I am an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of leadership experience in government, project management, community and business development. I am responsible for the vision and strategic direction of Terramera, which develops high-performance, plant-based alternatives to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers, including products for agriculture, professional and consumer applications.

A recurring thread runs through both my life story and Terramera’s vision: a rejection of convention and a desire to redefine what’s possible. Karn is motivated by genuine interest in solving problems and pushing humanity forward. I am a frequent speaker on issues of sustainability, making clean food affordable, feeding the world and building innovative organizations, including at TEDx and Singularity University.

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Work Smarter//

Why Workplaces Should Start Offering “Resilience Perks”

by Karn Manhas

Can Farming, Food and Agtech Help Unlock the Public Health Crisis?

by Karn Manhas

Why Is No One Talking About Agriculture as a Solution to Climate Change?

by Karn Manhas
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What I Had to Unlearn to Build a Successful Business

by Karn Manhas
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Thriving in the New Normal//

How The COVID-19 Pause Could Save The Planet

by Karn Manhas
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What If We Could Eat Our Way to a Healthier Planet?

by Karn Manhas
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Plant-based Diets Could Be Key to Saving the Planet — But Only If We Clean Up How We Grow Our Food

by Karn Manhas

Mission Statements are Meaningless — Your Company Needs a Core Question Instead

by Karn Manhas

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