Steve Sonka

Steve Sonka is an eminent agricultural economist with extensive experience in innovation and development in the global agricultural sector. He is interested in big data and its potential to drive innovative change and enable decision-makers to better anticipate and understand the implications of innovation in the sector. He is the founding Director of the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss at the University of Illinois and is currently leading a multi-year Rockefeller grant to study these issues in Africa.