Darcy Pawlik

Chief Operations Officer

Darcy has had a rewarding career across AgTech disciplines, industries and companies. Having started in technology advocacy and supporting startups in biotech, biofuels, nutraceuticals and bioproducts, he set the groundwork for a career as a spokesperson and champion for the products he would later come to develop and promote at Syngenta NA and Startup Understory.

Darcy is a lifelong learner and loves building innovative products. Having had the lead for introducing Hybrid Wheat in NA and later developing an award-winning AgTech insurance product are some examples of what Darcy brings to WS. He aims to deepen our work in new and disruptive technologies of our customers and support how WS can transform the Ag Marketing landscape worldwide.

Quote that resonates with Darcy:

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti – (I thrive in a fast-paced environment and am always looking to innovate, improve and find ways to win.)

Facts about Darcy

  • Loves people, technology and agriculture, especially when they intersect
  • Happiest around water, preferably lakes, with his family
  • Enjoys watching sports, swimming, biking and cursing at golf balls that have an aversion to the hole