Jose Luis Quintana Carrillo

2023/2024 Kirchner Food Fellow
Mexico Fellows

Jose Luis is pursuing a Master’s degree in innovation for enterprise development and holds a background as a biotechnology engineer from Tecnologico de Monterrey. Throughout his professional journey, Jose Luis has demonstrated leadership and active participation in diverse biotechnology fields, encompassing agriculture, food development and processing, bioeconomy and bioentrepreneurship, molecular diagnostics, and synthetic biology.

Jose Luis is a production engineer in infant formula formulation and drying process at Reckitt Benckiser. Additionally, he holds the role of co-founder at Desierto Verde, a vertical farming company. He is also involved in a family business focused on traditional agriculture production and is a member of the Global Farmer Network, empowering farmers worldwide by sharing experiences and amplifying their voices.