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Stewart Collis

Gates Foundation

Stewart Collis is Senior Program Officer for Digital Agriculture at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation where he focuses on effective digital farmer services, smart farming and agricultural data in developing countries across Africa and South Asia. Mr. Collis has over 20 years’ experience in agricultural information technology and was co-founder and CTO at aWhere, a Benefit Corporation providing global ag-weather content, agricultural modeling and analytics to both developed and developing country ag-tech markets. Previously Mr. Collis worked on climate-driven spatial crop simulation modeling and ag-data management tools at the International Center for Research in Agroforestry and Texas A&M University. Mr. Collis has a Masters of Engineering Science in Geomatic Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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