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 & Head of Sales
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 & Customer Success Manager
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.
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.
Strategic Projects & Engagement Manager
Driving the blockchain innovation strategy at AgriDigital, Bridie works across industry sectors to build communication channels and relationships with government, agribusinesses and the tech start up ecosystem. Bridie manages AgriDigital's blockchain pilots, sitting at the juncture of industry and technology to develop transformational software solutions and solve embedded challenges across international supply chains.
Technical Lead & Enterprise Architect
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.
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).
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.
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.
Business Analyst & Project Coordinator
Meryl grew up playing with critters on her family’s farm in Carmine, Texas. Her interest in agriculture led her to study Environmental Engineering, Public Policy and Management at MIT. Meryl brings extensive experience in Data Analytics, Database Management, VBA Development, Requirements Gathering, Process improvement and Project Management to the AgriDigital team.
Sales & Customer Success Executive
Growing up on a mixed farming enterprise in Warren, NSW, Henry has always been surrounded by an innovative family in the agribusiness space. After gaining his Bachelor of Agricultural Economics from USYD, Henry spent several years working at multi-national trading houses around the word. He is a cryptocurrency enthusiast and believer in the power of blockchain technology.
Dominik is interested in all aspects of software and IT, working across multinational corporations to small businesses. He studied Information Systems in Sydney and has 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.
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.
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.
With 14 years of extensive software testing experience in the banking sector, Mathan is highly passionate about automating software testing. Mathan is highly committed to his work and enjoys learning about the latest software and technology. He also loves his regular Friday badminton games and has recently picked up learning to play the guitar.
Customer Success & Engagement Associate
Jessica grew up on the English countryside, sparking her interest in sustainable food production and supply chains. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Food and AgriBusiness at USYD. Through her degree, Jessica started an internship with AgriDigital, where she worked across the different business areas, developing her outstanding skills in Customer Success and Engagement.
Manoj is a passionate backend developer with over 12 years of IT experience in the E-commerce, Finance, AI and Healthcare industries. He has worked in the UK, USA, India & Australia. He is a Tech enthusiast and loves to solve problems. Recently, he completed his certificate to be a "Neural Networks & Deep learning" developer.
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.
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.
Raaj has over 10 years of experience in various aspects of software development. He completed graduation in IT and pursued his post-graduation in Computer Science. He has worked across various domains predominantly in agriculture sector. In his career, he has been fortunate to work in greenfield projects, where he gained valuable experience in various cutting-edge technologies. He is a big enthusiast of unit testing, and a big fan of playing and watching cricket.
Driven to make a positive impact on people and the environment, Pablo spent 7 years as a PhD researcher working on a cure for obesity. His passion for entrepreneurship and technology brought him to Australia to study his MBA. He has worked with a range of companies, across different industries, as well as begin his own tech startup. Pablo brings a deep experience in innovation, new product development, and customer-centric approaches.
Chris’s has spent the last 3 years as a civil engineer, which complements his extensive agricultural experience and passion for innovation within the sector. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney. Chris brings experience in project management and critical thinking in collaborative environments.
Somarjun has experience in a wide varitiy of software and technologies. Before starting at AgriDigital, he completed his Masters in Information Technology and Information Technology Management at the University of Sydney. Now, he is excited to get hands-on experience working as a DevOps intern. He also has an interest in data analytics and Internet of Things.
Business Analyst Intern
Garrett received his Bachelor's degree in Finance & Alternative Assets from SMU in Dallas, Texas. For the next three years, Garrett worked in private equity where he specialized in underwriting new investments, asset management, and data analytics. He is driven to pair his business background with an enhanced understanding of today's most innovative technology and the opportunities it presents.
Strategy & Communications Intern
Simone's interest in agriculture and food systems began whilst travelling after school, where she worked on farms in France and Canada. This led her to study a Bachelor of Food and AgriBusiness at USYD and now intern with the Corporate Team at AgriDigital. She is passionate about the efficiency gains and improvements AgTech can make to the agricultural sector.
Rahil has been passionate about software and programming from a young age. He is currently studying Software Engineering at UNSW and has joined AgriDigital as an intern with the QA team. Outside of work and studying, he loves to play soccer. Rahil is always excited to take on new challenges and looks forward to learning a lot at AgriDigital.
Cadel is passionate about using technology to help the environment. While studying Bioinformatics Engineering at UNSW, he focuses on conservation-based projects using blockchain technology. In his spare time, he enjoys long-distance running and writing fiction.