Isha Datar has been pioneering the field of cellular agriculture since 2009, when she published "Possibilities for an in-vitro meat production system" in the food science journal Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. Isha became Executive Director of New Harvest in January 2013. She co-founded Perfect Day, making milk without cows, and Clara Foods, making eggs without chickens, in 2014. She was recognized as one of 13 women leading the life sciences movement in Silicon Valley in TechCrunch in 2016. Isha has a BSc. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Alberta and a Masters in Biotechnology from the University of Toronto.