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This story sounds very similar to mine! I left a Fortune 500 Silicon Valley Company to start Businesses that reduce climate emissions. As you know, one of them is Gratitude Gourmet!
Pat Brown, a Stanford University biochemist, will leave his Stanford work for 18 months to help change the way the world farms and eats. He wants to put an end to animal farming, or at least put a significant dent in our global hunger for cows, pigs and chickens. See the Forbes article here for more details.