Director of Agricultural Policy and Programs, Clif Bar & Company; Director, Seed Matters, Clif Bar Family Foundation
Matthew Dillon is director of agricultural policy and programs at Clif Bar & Company and director of Seed Matters, an initiative of the Clif Bar Family Foundation. He previously founded Organic Seed Alliance, launching the nation’s first organic plant breeding programs. Raised in an agricultural family in Nebraska, Dillon has held diverse roles in the organic agriculture field since 1982 including farmer, policy analyst, nonprofit director, and consultant to organic food companies. In 2012, he was appointed to the National Genetic Resource Advisory Council. In 2016, he was honored by GOOD Magazine as one of the GOOD 100 who are improving the world in creative and innovative ways.