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Simulation: The Next Revolution in Digital Agriculture

By Suresh Sundaram

This March in tandem with the World Agritech Innovation Summit, CiBO Technologies and Scientific American Custom Media teamed for an evening of food, drink, and networking with leaders in agricultural innovation.

The event featured CEOs, company founders, thought leaders and agricultural experts for a panel discussion showcasing the future of agriculture. Attendees had the chance to learn how growers and agribusinesses have the power to optimize productivity and sustainability before ever setting foot in a field – through science-based simulation.

The event’s panelists included:

  • An introduction by Jeremy Abbate, Publisher of Scientific American
  • Jim Meigs, Former Editor in Chief of Popular Mechanics
  • Bruno Basso, Co-Founder of CiBO Technologies and Professor at Michigan State University
  • Shari Rogge-Fidler, Chief Executive Officer of the FamilyFarms Group
  • Dan Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of CiBO Technologies

Interested in listening to the panel? Check out this video.

The event offered attendees the chance to mingle and network. Explore our gallery to experience an insightful evening.


About Suresh Sundaram

Suresh Sundaram is the Chief Product and Marketing Officer at CiBO Technologies, a science-driven software startup. He brings a 25-year track record of success in new product introduction, business models, go-to-market strategies, and software development. Prior to CiBO, he was SVP of Products and Marketing at Exa Corporation and held various leadership roles at Aspen Technology. Suresh is a member of the board of directors of GSE Systems. He holds a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Ph.D./ MS in Chemical Engineering from MIT.

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