Lauren Kilpatrick
40 Under 40, Class of 2022

Lauren Kilpatrick


Syngenta Flowers

Job Title

Assistant Technical Scientist


  • Responsible for performing technical research trials to improve unrooted cutting quality on key crops, create and update crop culture guides and support data-driven marketing campaigns for new products.
  • Executed culture and comparison trials for company’s new interspecific Spectra New Guinea Impatiens series to create data-driven marketing messaging.


When She’s Not in the Greenhouse: Lauren’s hobbies include running, hiking, kayaking and cooking. “This past year I completed my first half marathon and I hope to do more in the future!”

Fun Facts

On Her Bookshelf: Lauren’s favorite book is “A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There” by Aldo Leopold. “It is a beautifully written and evocative book about the interdependence of plants, animals, and humans.”