About Us

Meet our Team

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists is making high-tech breeding a reality for specialty crop and animal breeders.


Ed Buckler

Ed Buckler

Principal Investigator

Jean-Luc Jannink

Jean-Luc Jannink

Co-Principal Investigator

Tim Rinehart

Tim Rinehart

Office of National Programs

Amanda Hulse-Kemp

Amanda Hulse-Kemp

BI OnRamp Director

Cornell University

Moira Sheehan headshot


Craig Beil headshot

Breeding Coordinator

Tim Parsons headshot

Lead Software Developer

Kirsten Richardson headshot

Executive Assistant

Vanessa Greenlee headshot

Communications & Training Lead

headshot of Meng Lin

Bioinformatics Coordinator

Chris Strock headshot

Phenomics Coordinator

Dongyan Zhao headshot

Genomics Coordinator

Shawn Yarnes headshot

Product Owner

Dave Meidlinger headshot

Software Developer

Dave Phillips headshot

Software Developer

Heather Sweeney headshot

Software Developer

Nick Palladino headshot

Software Developer

Quality Assurance Specialist

Technical Steering Board

Phil Simon

Scott Jackson

Allen Van Deynze

Margaret Worthington

Steve Rounsley

Pete Cyr

Gina Brown-Guedira

Steve Larson

Ed Buckler

Jean-Luc Jannink

Tim Rinehart

Moira Sheehan


Species aren’t the only thing we’re breeding at Breeding Insight. We are also expanding our dynamic, multidisciplinary team of specialists.