Alun James
Alun James
Chief Technology Officer
Sagentia Innovation

Alun joined Sagentia Innovation in 2000 and he has a particular focus on the agri-tech sector and especially the issues of the farm-to-fork journey and technology in this sector including data, algorithms and sensor development. Innovation has been a key feature of Alun’s work, which has resulted in several patents. Before joining Sagentia Innovation Alun worked at various establishments of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) ultimately heading the capability on sonar signature prediction. Alun was also CTO at a successful technology start-up. Alun obtained his PhD from Imperial College, London.

Alun will be part of the panel discussion on "Ag tech innovation: From precision agriculture to vertical farms" on Day 4.