Kyle Cobb

President and Cofounder, Advanced.Farm

Kyle Cobb is the President and Co-Founder of advanced.farm. advanced.farm is a
21st-century ag equipment company centered around robotics, with a current focus on
automating harvest and postharvest in fresh fruit. advanced.farm is based in Davis,
California and has raised over $35M of venture investment led by Kubota, Yamaha,
Catapult Ventures and Impact Ventures. Before advanced.farm, Kyle was a Co-Founder
of Greenbotics, a cutting-edge platform for robotic solar panel cleaning that was
acquired by SunPower in 2013. Kyle has a diverse business background ranging from
investment banking to product management as well as undergrad and graduate degrees
from UCLA.

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Monday, November 13

Featured Session: What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for Agriculture and Food?

What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on WG member operations and supply chains? How will AI improve and potentially accelerate automation and biological solutions, and are there over-hyped solutions that are unlikely to emerge? What impact will increased investment in AI in non-ag fields have on agriculture solutions?


Seana Day, Partner Culterra Capital


Kyle Cobb, Co-Founder at advanced.farm

Eric Morgan, Vice President of Environmental Science and Resources at Braga Fresh

Chase Schapansky, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of GUSS Automation

Thorsten Schwindt, Head of Commercial Operations Vegetable Seeds - Region Americas, Bayer Crop Science