InfoAg 2015 Speaker
Jesse Vollmar is co-founder and CEO of FarmLogs, the leading data science company focused on helping farmers make their fields more profitable. A pioneer in digital farm management, he launched FarmLogs in 2012 out of Silicon Valley's prestigious Y Combinator to transform the oldest and most important industry in the world with cutting-edge software and data science. In less than three years, Vollmar has grown the company to over $20 billion in crops under management and has raised $15 million in capital. Today, over 25 percent of U.S. row crop farms utilize the companys secure web and mobile technology solutions to make real-time field-level decisions, maximizing productivity and profitability. Vollmar grew up on his family's fifth-generation farm in Michigan and co-founded a successful IT consulting business while still in high school, which grew to over $350,000 annual revenue in less than five years. He graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a BS in Computer Information Systems. Vollmar was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2014.