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RipeTime can provide a representative speaker for ag-tech and industry events that are wanting to be further educated in RipeTime’s innovative technology as well as having insight on the future of fresh produce practices.


John Shannon
John Shannon was a pioneer & co-founding investor in Pushpay; one of the fastest-growing tech companies to come out of New Zealand. After his time invested in tech, John went on to become Australia’s most requested youth speaker for six consecutive years whilst also becoming CEO of Gamify.

After John presented RipeTime at United Fresh's 2019 TEC Talk, RipeTime went on to be awarded the United Fresh Innovation Award.
Dr Dave Tanner

David Tanner is a Managing Director of Start Afresh Ltd.

Prior to this, David had 8 years leadership experience with leading global horticultural brand company, Zespri International, with the past six years in an executive leadership team position, as General Manager - Science & Innovation. Prior to that, he had five years with a global top-six R&D authority in Australia (CSIRO), where he managed and undertook research for the Australasian Food Industry.

David currently Chairs the Spring Sheep Dairy Horizon 3 PGP Programme Steering Group and is Chair of the House of Science (NZ) Charitable Trust. He is also Chair of Kiwifruit Vine Health and a Board Director of Food Industry Enabling Technologies.

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