40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Robert Bett


PlantHaven International, Santa Barbara, California

Job Title

Chief Executive Officer


Responsible for establishing forward-looking systems for commissioning new breeding programs and bringing them successfully to the market. Was honored with a Gold Award and the Horticultural Excellence Award at the New Zealand Ellerslie Flowers Show.


On His Nightstand: “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J.K. Rowling because, “I like a little magic in my life.”

Fun Facts

Making the Right Choice: Robert is dedicated to his craft and extremely proud that he selected “a career where I get to interact daily with some of the world’s most creative, passionate and interesting people.”