VONNIE ESTES

VP of Technology

Vonnie pours her passion for agriculture, technology, and sustainability into her role, bringing technology to the produce industry across the entire supply chain. She has spent her career working intimately with tech companies and industry to identify problems, invent solutions and increase efficiencies—with some of the largest organizations (DuPont, Monsanto and Syngenta) along with many agricultural and bio-industrial start-ups. Vonnie is a sought-after voice in the ag industry; speaking and publishing frequently. She recently launched a successful podcast on technology in the produce industry with close to 100,000 listeners.   She holds seats on company, advisory, industry and government boards; and, in 2017, earned the coveted Rosalind Franklin award for leadership in Biotechnology.


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Day 1: Jun 7, 2021

Day 2: Jun 8, 2021

11:30 am

11:30 am

BIG DATA AND IoT

Maximizing Big Data to Avoid Costly Recalls

The efficiency of LEDs, data storage, and AI are all increasing, while costs are dropping. Understand how these are primary technology inputs in an innovative growing system that are changing at an incredible rate. Re-evaluate your supply chain to create a world in which access to data equals brand integrity, transparency, safety and better food for all by:

  • Capitalizing on data-driven decision making to improve quality and safety
  • Controlling total product quality throughout the chain
  • Leveraging new technology and your employee base to deliver better results for all

Share this innovative thinking to invigorate your organization regarding the use of big data!