Greenstone General Manager Duane (Duey) Yliniemi

Greenstone Systems, a Cultura company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Duane (Duey) Yliniemi to the position of General Manager.


Yliniemi previously held the title of Research & Development Director at Greenstone. He joined the company in 2019 after multiple development and technical leadership roles spanning almost 25 years at Format Solutions, formerly FMS based out of Minneapolis, MN.


During his stint as R&D Director, Yliniemi has led a number of key initiatives for Greenstone, such as the scale-up of cloud-based and mobile applications and the formalization of relationships with key industry players.

“We are excited to announce this internal leadership promotion. It enables Greenstone to remain focused on its strategic objectives around servicing existing customers, bringing on new customers to the platform and accelerating investments in technology”, said Pat Mahapatra.

Mahapatra transitions from his prior role as General Manager at Greenstone to a wider leadership role within Cultura. He will provide oversight to a number of Cultura’s Ag businesses that include Greenstone Systems.

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to lead a business with such a committed and smart team and in an industry with customers whose values align so closely to my own,” stated Yliniemi. “I look forward to continuing to provide innovative solutions to our customers with a passionate and talented group of people.”



Greenstone Systems is part of the Cultura Technologies family, a division of Volaris Group. Volaris is an international vertical market software specialist. Greenstone delivers innovative, mission-critical solutions to North American agribusinesses. We retain a commanding share in the US grain origination software market, serving over 400 customers and 5,000+ ERP users throughout North America. Greenstone is an independent software provider, not aligned with or owned by any agribusiness industry suppliers. This means our sole focus is to provide innovative and powerful software solutions to our valued clients.