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Keith Cockrum Joins AgriPlex Connect as the new Senior Sales Representative

Updated: May 3

Cleveland, Ohio (April 18, 2023) – Keith Cockrum has been named senior sales rep at AgriPlex Genomics. Mr. Cockrum will be responsible for managingng key

accounts, increasing revenue from key market segments, and introducing AgriPlex Genomics’ PlexSeq genotyping services to new industry segments. Mr. Cockrum will help AgriPlex Genomics better serve customers across the globe as they continue to invest in market opportunities.

Mr. Cockrum brings over 15 years of experience in the biotechnology and genomics markets to AgriPlex, most recently in senior sales positions with Fortis Life Sciences and 10x Genomics. In his previous roles, Mr. Cockrum has led global sales strategies, been deeply involved with technology advancement, and has managed teams and large footprint departments. His skillset will transfer well to AgriPlex Genomics.

“AgriPlex is thrilled to add Keith to the team,” said Scott Weigel, CCO of AgriPlex Genomics. “His experience and technology skillset will allow us to serve our customers even better as we continue to scale our business.”

Mr. Cockrum can be reached at

About AgriPlex Genomics

AgriPlex Genomics was established in 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio, to develop a targeted

sequencing and genotyping platform for large populations that is accessible and affordable.

Our multiplexed, Next-Generation PlexSeqTM platform provides simultaneous analysis of specific loci (25-5,000) in any number of DNA samples. PlexSeqTM supports plant and animal breeders by greatly improving throughput and efficiency while significantly reducing costs. AgriPlex Genomics partners with plant and animal breeders from the industry, academia, government, and non-government organizations to provide crucial genotype data for the development of healthier and more productive crops and livestock.

Learn more about AgriPlex Genomics at


AgriPlex Genomics

Jeffrey Luke

Director of Marketing

+1 (585) 943-6885

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