Public Lecture: 'Big Data meets Agriculture'

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Public Lecture: 'Big Data meets Agriculture'

Door Sara Menker, CEO Gro-Intelligence

Organisator Impulse
Datum

do 3 november 2016 16:30 tot 18:00

Locatie Impulse, building number 115
Stippeneng 2
115
6708 WE Wageningen
+31 317-482828
Zaal/kamer NcountR room
Sara Menker is the founder and CEO of Nairobi and New York based Gro Intelligence, Inc. Gro Intelligence cultivates opportunities. It gathers, aggregates and processes data to unlock crucial insights into weather patterns, trade flows, pricing dynamics and production while providing users with actionable agricultural data to drive higher productivity and greater access to capital. Prior to founding Gro in 2012, Sara was a vice president in Morgan Stanley’s commodities group in New York. She is a Trustee of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies, a member of the Global Agenda Council on Africa at the World Economic Forum and an Advisory Board Member of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO). Sara was named a Global Young Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute.