Bruno is a co-founder of CiBO Technologies. An internationally recognized agricultural systems scientist, he is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University. His research concentrates on the understanding of spatial and temporal variability of crop yield, water, and nutrients.
Join us at the World Agritech Innovation Summit
We are honored to be a Gold Sponsor of this year’s Summit, and share
CiBO’s revolutionary science-driven simulation software with the world.
Simulation: The Next Revolution in Digital Agriculture
An evening hosted by CiBO Technologies & Scientific American
The technology available to transform agriculture has never been more powerful. You are invited to experience it, with CiBO Technologies and Scientific American. Together, we’re teaming up at this year’s World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit for an evening of food, drink, and networking with leaders in agricultural innovation.
Join industry CEOs, company founders, thought leaders and agricultural experts for a panel discussion showcasing the future of agricultural simulation technology, and learn how growers and agribusinesses now have the power to optimize productivity and sustainability before ever setting foot in a field.Sign me up
Chief Science Officer and Co-founder, CiBO Technologies
Professor, Michigan State University
Chief Executive Officer,
Family Farms Group
Shari has over 20 years of global leadership experience. She has a unique perspective, developed through her experience as a fifth-generation farm owner and operator, entrepreneur in the organic branded food industry, founder of an agribusiness consulting firm and leader of a soil health technology firm. She began her career in London in financial services and continued in Europe with the Boston Consulting Group. These experiences uniquely positioned her to take the CEO role at Family Farms in 2018.
Shari attained her Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, preceded by her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with emphasis in International Finance, from University of Kansas. She has served on numerous Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for organizations across the United States, including Farm Credit Mid-America.
Shari enjoys hiking, traveling with her husband and playing as a musical trio with their two daughters.
Chief Executive Officer,
Daniel Ryan is a software and technology executive with over 30 years of experience who brings a strong background in product and market strategy, business development, and M&A to CiBO Technologies. He is currently Chairman of Absolute Software (TSX:ABT), a leading SaaS endpoint visibility and control company with revenues approaching $100M. He joined as a director in June 2011 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in December 2013. From 2011 to 2018, Mr. Ryan was President and CEO of RedBrick Health where it grew from an early-stage business into an acknowledged industry leader in SaaS-powered employee well-being and health engagement until its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners. Before RedBrick, Mr. Ryan was president and chief executive officer of Secure Computing (NASDAQ:SCUR), a $250M leader in enterprise security solutions, prior to it being acquired by McAfee (NYSE:MFE) where he served as executive vice president and general manager of their $500M network security business unit. From 1999 to 2006, he served as SVP and then president and chief operating officer at Stellent (NASDAQ:STEL), a leading enterprise content management software company that grew revenues from $2M to $130M during his tenure before being acquired by Oracle, where he became senior vice president of enterprise content management products. Mr. Ryan joined Stellent from Foglight Software, an innovator in e-commerce application performance management software, where he led product management, product marketing and business development. During his time at Foglight, the company grew from a start-up to a leader in that segment, realizing customer adoption by many leading e-commerce companies prior to its acquisition by Quest Software. Prior to Foglight, he was involved in early-stage technology companies in product management, product marketing, and business development roles.
Mr. Ryan holds a BS in math and economics from the University of Minnesota. He enjoys many sports, outdoor activities and good food. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and two dogs.
PRESIDENT & COO,
Hear CiBO’s President & COO Kim Wagner speak at World Agri-Tech
Join Kim Wagner at the World Agri-Tech Conference and hear her talk: Agricultural Intelligence: How A.I. is Driving Unique Insights for Agricultural Land.
When: March 20, 2019 @ 2:15pm
Historical relationships across the value chain are changing and creating new business dynamics. In this evolving ecosystem, the land becomes an even more significant part of the equation. The process of evaluating individual parcels and portfolios needs to be holistic and now often requires analysis of plots in more distant geographies.
In this session, understand this new dynamic and learn the value of the new AI in deriving unique insights for agricultural land.
More About the Summit
The summit is an international conference, networking and deal-making event for agribusinesses, solution providers, entrepreneurs and investors. Our goal is to accelerate the commercialization of advanced agricultural technologies by generating global partnerships and collaborations.