Co-Founder & CEO
As co-founder and CEO at AgriDigital, Emma leads all aspects of the business’ strategy, stakeholder engagement, blockchain and talent management with oversight of the sales, broader technology and operational environments.
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Bob is a well-known grain industry leader and the founder of both Australia’s leading independent broker, Agfarm, and first online grain broking and clearing house, Clear Grain. As a sixth generation farmer who continues to farm grain and oilseeds in Warren, NSW, Bob has first-hand knowledge of the needs of growers. He also has a passion for technology and innovation.
Co-Founder & Executive Director
A fifth generation farmer from a mixed farming enterprise in Young, NSW, Ben is better known in the grain industry as a former trader, broker and pool manager with over fifteen years of experience. Ben has a reputation for execution excellence and his end-to-end knowledge of the grain contracting and delivery process is world class.
Originally from a family farm in Young NSW, Tristan brings deep knowledge of agricultural businesses in the livestock and cropping sectors, and a passion for agriculture. Tristan was formerly the Manager of Australia's largest online grain exchange, Clear Grain Exchange, and developed Australia's largest grain price discovery platform, Profarmer Price Discovery.
Nick is an experienced IT professional specialising in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. He is recognised industry leader within Australia where he is regular speaker and educator, and travels internationally speaking at industry events.
Quality Assurance Manager
Eric has spent the last decade developing and deploying IT platforms across multiple industries as a respected IT and operational manager. His in-depth knowledge of the Australian grain industry augments his ability to use technology in ways that make a difference and directly build value.
External Relations Manager
Bridie has spent the last 5 years working in legal research, policy analysis and compliance in the legal and not-for-profit sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Arts in French and Politics studying both at the University of Sydney and Sciences Po, Paris.
Senior Software Engineer
Mick has worked in IT for over 20 years in the Finance, Banking, Media, Property and Agriculture industries. He brings a passion for innovation and a commitment to quality to the Agridigital mission. Mick has previously worked on innovative grain finance products at Graincorp, including the partnership with Clear Grain Exchange, and is looking forward to delivering Agridigital's industry-first features to the market.
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Consultant
George is a blockchain and cryptocurrency consultant and advisor to global financial institutions, startups and law firms. George is Entrepreneur in Residence for Blockchain & Cryptocurrency at Tyro Fintech Hub. He also writes a blog on blockchain technology and use cases at sammantics.com.
Communications & CX Associate
With qualifications in Business (UTS) and Digital Marketing (General Assembly), Katherine has over 10 years experience in event management, sales & marketing. Katherine has experience across a variety of industries from hospitality, agriculture, food & wine and digital technology.
Iterations and QA Manager
With a passion for Project Management, testing & business analysis, Lucy has experience in managing a broad range of IT projects in the financial services industry. Skilled in both PMBOK and agile methodologies, Lucy has qualifications in Project Management (Australian College of Project Management) and finance (Kaplan Business School) and Management (UTS).
Craig is passionate about mobile and website development, having worked in various large and small companies over 30 years of his professional career. Craig has been a part of the agriculture sector for over ten years, and together with his wife and two daughters, operates a sheep, cattle, and cropping farm enterprise.
Dominik is passionate about all aspects of software development and IT and has worked for both large multinational corporations as well as small businesses. He studied Information Systems in Sydney before moving into the workforce where he has gained over 20 years of professional experience in software development, networking and hardware platforms. Most recently his work has included leading-edge software projects that push the boundaries of new and existing technology to achieve new business outcomes.
Brendan started in industrial automation working for a private contractor for government infrastructure projects. He chose to focus more on the software aspects and worked as a freelancer doing jobs in Android app development, ASP.NET Web API/MVC and blockchain until joining AgriDigital in March 2017. He is passionate about solving logic problems and eating sweets.
Craig is a proven IT professional, with over 16 years’ experience in application development. He has worked in both private and public organisations, developing software across a broad range of languages. Craig is an innovative problem solver and lateral thinker, as well as a talented leader with a successful track record in planning, developing and implementing business solutions.
Jignesh started his career as an intern in his last semester of studies and started working as an Automation and Manual tester. He likes to Automate testing tasks to eliminate human errors and speed up the testing tasks in an agile process. Apart from working as a QA, Jignesh is passionate about learning DevOps and extend his knowledge in IT.
Vedvrat is passionate about building great products and his experience in User Interface design and development is based on solving problems for real users. Has over 12 years of development experience in the industry with domain expertise in Incentive Comp, Security, Telecom. Ved also loves to play Badminton.
Ray is a full Stack Developer with years of experience and in-depth understanding of web technologies, with a focus on delivering innovative business solutions. He is adept at application development, testing and optimization, including ground-up analysis, product design, programming and implementation for modules. Ray is dedicated to constantly improving the products and processes he works with.
Celin is an Electronics Engineering Graduate from India with 4 years of experience in a multi-national healthcare company. In a recent project, she worked in .Net and spent time in a backend role with an opportunity to work on Web APIs. She is excited to gain further exposure to Web APIs and is looking forward to joining a team of talented and passionate people.
Phuong is a front-end developer with over 10 years of industry experience. He has worked on UI for large web applications and large websites. He has a passion for keeping up-to-date with current best practices and being part of the tech community.
Harrison studied Information Technology at Queensland University of Technology. During his final year he worked on a project involving blockchains and he saw great potential for them to be developed further. He's now focused on how blockchains can be utilised by different industries, including agriculture.
After obtaining a degree in Computer Science from the University of Sydney, Leith joined the Agridigtial development team as an intern. With the freedom of a science degree and a keen interest in the intersection of mathematics and computing, Leith's studies encompassed subject matter ranging from linear programming and optimisation to database design and domain modelling.
During high school in the Blue Mountains, a friend introduced Harry to the prospect of studying agriculture. After taking a year off to work and travel in arctic Canada and Scandinavia, he began his Bachelors in agricultural science in 2015. After identifying the scope and potential of ‘agtech’ to revolutionise all facets of agriculture, he was lucky enough to secure the Business Intern position at AgriDigital.
Nathan has a background in Finance (UNSW) and International development (UniMelb) and has spent the last three years as a Management Consultant, working primarily in Financial services. His experience includes operational and customer strategy and he works across AgriDigital’s product and customer operations.