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ABOUT US

We think tech should bring people together, make the world smaller, and empower the individual and small business.

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We're a Swiss-based company delivering trusted end-to-end traceability solutions to global supply chains. We empower action in the areas of digitalisation, sustainability and transparency,  and deliver solutions to our clients that deliver on their goals and help them overcome operational challenges to traceability. 

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), SDG8 (Decent work and economic growth), SDG9 (Industry, innovation & infrastructure and SDG15 (Life on Land).

OUR MISSION

TO CONNECT THE WORLDS' AGRICULTURE SUPPLY CHAINS AND ENSURE A VALUE GENERATING NETWORK THAT BENEFITS THE BUSINESS, THE CONSUMER, THE FARMER AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN.

We support

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These are the primary SDGs that we are actively contributing to through our various projects.
If you have questions and would like to understand more about how we are contributing to them, reach out to us here and let's have a chat. 
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MEET THE TEAM

Anna

Anna Lemes

Business Analyst

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

Damien Frew

Lead Software Engineer

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

D.J Bodden

Chief Operations Officer

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

Eleanor Curtis-Lewis

Head of Finance

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!
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Fabian Portmann

Chief Technology Officer

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

Farès Meliani

Sales Representative

A friend of mine told me to break a leg right before learning how to ski, I did, and I still don’t know how to ski ! So i’m sticking to MTB and Squash !
Jose

Jose Cortinas

Business Analyst

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

Julietta de Guingand

Junior Business Analyst

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

Kristian Doolan

Head of Innovation & Parternships

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

Kristof Szabo

Customer Success

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

Leila Nairi

HR and Admin Officer

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

Marion Guedj

Head of Product Experience

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

Marco Cavalazzi

Site Reliability & DevOps Engineer

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

Matteo Locher

Lead Software Engineer

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

Miroslav Sova

Product Owner

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

Content Marketing and Social Media Manager

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

Sheil Kataria

Business Development Manager

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

Susanne Emonet

CEO

I love it when technology is used to solve real problems - that is why I am so happy to be part of farmer connect. Let's make this world a little better.

MEET THE BOARD

Dave

Dave Behrends

Founder of farmer connect

Filippo

Filippo Catalano

EVP Chief Information and Digitization Officer at Reckitt

Nicolas

Nicolas A. Tamari

CEO at Sucafina

Suleima

Souleima Baddi

CEO at komgo®

Stefano

Stefano Rettore

Chairman of farmer connect, Senior Leader in the Agrifood Sector and Non-Executive Director of Deoleo

MEET OUR ADVISORS

Mauricio

Mauricio Cardenas

Former Minister of Finance and Public Credit in Colombia

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Gonzalo Ramirez Martiarena

Independent Entrepreneur

Ric

Ric Rheinhart

Executive Director Emeritus of the Specialty Coffee Association

"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

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