About Us

Our Story

Now a leader in developing the next generation of environmentally-friendly crop protection products, AgroSpheres started from humble beginnings.

Just six years ago, the founders and original core team were students doing undergraduate research together at UVA.

The Team

Payam Pourtaheri

Founder & CEO

Reese Blackwell

Chief Business Officer

Ameer Shakeel

Founder & CTO

Carl Casale

Board Member

Robert Fraley

Board Director

Larry Page

Board Director


New Team Members

Our new hires are propelling AgroSpheres forward with their expertise.

We're committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive space for everyone.

Company Culture

Job Openings

Join Our Sphere

We are engineers, scientists, creators, and innovators. We're a group of diverse individuals playing on the same team, solving the problems we're passionate about.


Let's Work Together

We welcome both industry and academic partners who are aligned with our mission.

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