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OUR STORY

We think tech should bring people together, make the world smaller, empower the individual and small business while reducing costs and inefficiencies for global enterprises.

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We've moved quickly from a Swiss-based start-up in 2019 to a global agri-tech leader.

Our insight is that digitalization, transparency and sustainability are the biggest opportunities in the food and beverage sector. We provide a traceability solution that empowers action in all these areas. 

And our story is continuing to evolve.

In 2021 we ran a successful Series A funding round, joined the official platform of the UN Global Compact and we are actively contributing towards SDG12 (Responsible Consumption and Production).

We want to make it easy for people to do the right thing in real time, anytime and anywhere. 

Our work ethic is driven by our values: do real things, don't be greedy, focus on results, move fast, and be the best at what you do.

MEET THE TEAM

Anna Lemes

Business Analyst

Anna
Born and raised in a tropical country, but passionate about winter and snow. My heart is divided by a very nice Brazilian barbecue with a cold beer and a cup of coffee while wrapped in a blanket.

Damien Frew

Lead Software Engineer

Damien
My first wow moment with coffee was a Yirgacheffe coffee that I roasted in my garden with a heat gun and a bread maker.

D.J Bodden

Chief Operations Officer

DJ
Every good story starts with someone being forced out of their comfort zone into something new.

Eleanor Curtis-Lewis

Head of Finance

Eleanor
Despite the many great coffees I've tasted and learned about during my time here - I still can't start the day without that perfect cup of tea!

Fabian Portmann

Chief Technology Officer

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Loving life at the intersection of gardening, memes, Age of Empires 2, mathematical physics, Caribbean music & skiing!

Jaqueline Tomasini Castro

Senior Business Analyst

Jaqueline
Mother to over 100 plants, maker of potions and DYI aficionado

Jose Cortinas

Business Analyst

Jose
Quidditch and football fan. I love wine and chocolate and making my own mayo

Julietta de Guingand

Junior Business Analyst

Julietta
I'm a big fan of Australian Football and stand up comedy. You'll always find me drinking a chai, matcha or coffee! (And I'm an aunt to over 100 plants).

Kristian Doolan

Head of Innovation & Parternships

Kristian
Growing up on a farm in semi-arid desert in Australia I first saw snow at 23 years old when in Boston. A year later I cycled/camped around Norway during winter, minus 20 in a tent.. It was chilly.

Kristof Szabo

Customer Success

Kristof
I grow a selection tropical trees/plants at home e.g.: litchi, mango, jackfruit, longan, rambutan, passion fruit, avocado, pineapple, mangosteen

Leila Nairi

Office Manager

Leila
Demand quality, not just in the product you buy, but in the life of the person who made it

Marion Guedj

Head of Product Experience

Marion
I’m a huge DIY fan - from designing jewelry lines to painting on huge canvases to renovating vintage chairs, I like it all!

Marco Cavalazzi

Site Reliability & DevOps Engineer

Marco
Working and living the life with style is what drives me because I believe the journey is as important as reaching the goal.

Matteo Locher

Lead Software Engineer

Matteo
If you can't get a hold of me, check the skies, I might be flying above your head with my paraglider.

Miroslav Sova

Product Owner

Miroslav
I travel to random places around Europe on my mountain bike with my Jack Russell Terrier in the basket.

Sarah Faurie

Content Marketing and Social Media Manager

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I don't mind being knee deep in snow because it's an opportunity to have fun and let my inner child show

Sheil Kataria

Business Development Manager

Sheil
Being a bit of a coffee geek, I could probably run a small roastery & coffee shop from my kitchen!

MEET THE BOARD

Dave Behrends

Founder and President of farmer connect

Dave

Filippo Catalano

EVP Chief Information and Digitization Officer at Reckitt

Filippo

Nicolas A. Tamari

CEO at Sucafina

Nicolas

Souleima Baddi

CEO at komgo®

Suleima

Stefano Rettore

Senior Leader in the Agrifood Sector and Non-Executive Director of Deoleo

Stefano

MEET OUR ADVISORS

Mauricio Cardenas

Former Minister of Finance and Public Credit in Colombia

Mauricio

Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena

Independent Entrepreneur

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Ric Rheinhart

Executive Director Emeritus of the Specialty Coffee Association

Ric
"The partnership with farmer connect is delivering on many levels. Our trade partners appreciate this innovative use of technology in our supply chain. Our consumers appreciate the transparency which is positively influencing purchase. Segafredo Storia is not just about the taste, it is about meeting the makers of your coffee and getting to know them, their homeland, and their stories... It is about creating a more personal connection with your coffee"
Alberto Lusini Head of Northern Europe Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group