Role: Creating a network of farmers that connect to the marketplace enabling access to big markets
Expertise: Building and leading large scale multi-million dollar supplychains in fresh produce across the United States
Experience: Over 30 years in creating fresh produce supplychains as GM ALBA Organics, Product Development Superintendent Rijk Zwaag USA & Netherlands, Director of QA & Food Safety Fresh Farms LLC, Director of Sourcing and Ag Operations-Club Chef, LLC,Quality Assurance/Merchandising-SYSCO
Experience: Executive in Residence and Senior Research Fellow at INSEAD Social Innovation Centre, Paris; Visiting Scholar IIASA, Vienna; co-author of "The Economic Growth Engine: How energy and work drive material prosperity" (2009); Director of Environmental Services, GeoQuest (Zambia); Founder BetterWorld Energy Ltd (Zambia).
Education: University of Reading, PhD; Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, APOS-CFSG.
Dr. Shankar Subramaniam, PhD, FRM – Chief Data Scientist & CTO
Role: Accelerates Aggrigator's mission with cutting edge data science, analytics & algorithms that impact demand-supply-fulfillment & reducing friction via the marketplace platform
Expertise: Quant - Mathematical modelling in science & engineering, stochastic modeling in finance, computational sciences & numerical algorithms
Experience: Over 20 years of high impact applied research in Aerospace, Hardware Technology & Finance. AVP, Hartford Financial Services - Risk Strategy & Quantitive Research Group, Lead Research Engineer DEC (Quantum/Maxtor) Advanced Development Lab - Aerodynamic design, Engineering research & product development, MIT & Florida State University - Research in Mechanical Engineering
Education: Post-Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering MIT, MS & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering Florida State University, Certification in Risk & Portfolio management
Role: Bringing user experience – online and offline -- to the Aggrigator platform
Expertise: behavior design; persuasive technology; social entrepreneurship
Experience: Researcher at Stanford University Persuasive Technology Lab, Co-Director of Stanford University Peace Innovation Lab; Director of RI Labs for Ricoh, Venture Capitalist and founding director at Astia; product innovation at IDEO
Education: Stanford University, BA in engineering; Stanford/Reuters Digital Vision Fellow
Experience: VP at MSC Software; Director, Nokia, India; Entrepreneur in Residence, Stanford Peace Innovation Lab;
Education: MPhil (Entrepreneurship); MA (Sociology); Executive education - Stanford/Reuters Digital Vision Fellow; University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Fellow, Venture Capital & Private Equity ISB (Indian School of Business), Social Entrepreneur in Residence, INSEAD