Daniel J. Cosgrove is currently the Global Leader, Corporate Development and Licensing, Corteva Agriscience™, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. The Corporate Development group is responsible for strategic decisions to grow and restructure the business beyond its existing seed and chemistry platforms, establish strategic partnerships, process venture investment and all manage licensing and collaboration activity of the company. A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Dan received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Iowa State University, his law degree from Drake University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to his current role, Dan led business development and mergers & acquisitions functions for DuPont Pioneer, and was previously the leader of the intellectual property group and corporate counsel at Pioneer. In the 1990s, he was a partner in the firm of Zarley, McKee, Thomte, Voorhees & Sease in Des Moines, Iowa where he practiced primarily in the area of patent litigation.