Rob Saik is “an educator, entrepreneur, innovator, visionary, consultant, advisor…” and more.
MY DAY WITH BILL GATES -
How to Leverage Ag Technology to Drive Global Prosperity
The founder of AGRI-TREND, Robert Saik, was one of 15 people from around the world invited to Seattle in early May of this year to discuss technology with Bill Gates.
Saik was tapped by Gates to share his views on how modern farming technology can be leveraged to feed a growing population in an environmentally sustainable way. With Gates and his advisors, Saik shared case studies and success stories from his experience working with farmers from Canada to Uganda.
COVID 19 creates an opportunity for the public and private sectors to work together in new ways to address global food security.
Sustainability is a moving target and is achieved by us learning and un-learning and re-learning what works and does not work on the farm.
Education in Agriculture
Key Drivers Shaping Agriculture
“The day was all about new ways to leverage technology to lift some of the poorest farmers on the planet to a new level of prosperity,”
There are a few professionals that can combine their passion of agriculture with deep business experience and talk about them in a humorous, energetic and impactful way...Rob Saik is one of those guys.
An author, keynote, entrepreneur and thought leader, Rob has been tapped by the likes of Bill Gates, the Minister of Agriculture for Nigeria and most recently the FAO_UN Committee for World Food Security.
Beginning his career on a mixed farm in Alberta, Rob has gone on to found and invest in many companies in the agriculture sector ranging from farming in Uganda, cattle, ag retail, fertilizer manufacturing, distribution, marketing, consulting, data, ag tech, robotics and now serves as CEO of AGvisorPRO a connectivity and resource platform for agriculture.
Through his holding company, Saik Management Group Inc, Robert facilitates the PowerFARM peer group and provides leadership to b several advisor and company boards. He recognized as the 2006 Agrologist of the Year and 2014 Canadian Agri-Marketer of the Year.
The Agriculture Manifesto
Founder & CEO
Canadian Agri-Marketer of the Year
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