VICE PRESIDENT OF AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS LOCUS AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Alex is the ultimate team player—he makes everyone around him better at what they do and more enthused about doing it. I have been proud to be a mentor to Alex throughout his career...” -Paul Zorner
30 Under 30 in Agriculture
Alexander Fotsch, known by most as Alex, strives to help farmers through technology. Alex serves as the Vice President of Agricultural Operations for Locus Agricultual Solutions in San Diego where he has helped grow the company to more than 40 full-time and part-time employees. Locus Agricultural Solutions develops non-GMO and organic microbial soil amendments that are effective, natural alternatives to conventional chemical inputs. The treatments improve agricultural productivity and crop vigor from the ground up, and have positive impacts in restoring soil health, enhancing carbon efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In his role, Alex established and oversees agricultural products trialing and evaluation programs on 25+ crops across the United States. He also supports the creation of the company’s agricultural business plan and pitch deck which has led to a multi-million dollar seed round and Series A investment.
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