Dr. Jeffrey Orrey
CEO/Founder, GeoVisual Analytics
- Applying machine-learning to earth imaging
- Remote sensing for natural resource characterization
- Science & Technology Fellow at USAID
Jeff is Founder and CEO of GeoVisual, leading its rollout of crop forecasting for the ag industry. He has extensive experience applying machine-learning techniques to earth imaging technologies for natural resource exploration and characterization.
Before GeoVisual, Jeff directed the Bing Maps Server team at Microsoft, delivering the private-cloud, geospatial analytics backbone of NYPD’s counter-terrorism system. As Chief Scientist at another startup, Jeff led development of imaging technology sold to a Chevron-backed venture now the leader in worldwide hydraulic fracture monitoring.
Jeff holds a Ph.D. in Physics and has served as a Science and Technology Fellow at USAID.
Dr. Barrett Mooney
CEO/Co-founder, HydroBio Inc.
- Irrigation Science & Water Management
- Water Quality & Natural Resource Conservation
- Multi-modal Remote Sensor Integration
Barrett Mooney, Ph.D., is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HydroBio, Inc.; an agricultural analytics company. Before HydroBio, Dr. Mooney managed energy efficiency and natural resource conservation research including market research on the adoption of technology in agriculture. He has a doctorate in engineering from the University of Florida where he worked in weather-based models. He is passionate about advancing profitable technology in energy and water conservation.
CEO/Founder, Prassack Advisors LLC
- Global Food Supply Chain & Food Traceability
- IOT and AgTech Strategy
- Farmer Advocate
Innovation expert and data strategist, brings critical market understanding for data-intensive smart connected solutions from many industries including aerospace, agriculture, food production, energy, healthcare, retail, smart buildings, telecommunications and transportation. Introduced dairy feed RFID tracking, managed global supply chain for dried fruits and vegetables, biofuel production ed Agrium-Viterra merger, Trimble Agriculture Director, led strategic partnerships with ag retail, coop, input manufacturers and emerging agriculture and food traceability solutions with global companies including John Deere, Dow Agrosciences, BASF, Land Oâ€™ Lakes, CHS, AGCO, Monsanto-Climate and DuPont Pioneer.