#150: Leadership Chat: Benson Hill CEO Matt Crisp and Star Peak CEO Eric Scheyer

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June 1, 2021 - On today’s show, we welcome special guests Matt Crisp, CEO of Benson Hill, and Eric Scheyer, CEO of Star Peak. Benson Hill is a food technology company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. It recently announced a merger with SPAC Star Peak II that valued the company at $1.35 billion.

On the podcast, Matt and Eric discuss:

  • Where the idea behind Benson Hill came from and the company’s mission
  • How the company harnesses artificial intelligence in its operations
  • Key growth drivers in getting to $1 billion+ of forecast revenue
  • Perspectives from both target and sponsor on the due diligence process of a SPAC business combination
  • And more

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