AI in Action E371: Chris Whitney, Chief Digital Officer at Monarch Tractor

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Welcome to episode 371 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in North America and Europe.

Today's guest is Chris Whitney, Chief Digital Officer at Monarch Tractor in California. Monarch Tractor are leading the digital transformation of farming. Monarch believes in putting farmers first with their smart electric tractor enhancing existing farm ecosystems. Monarch helps farmers by addressing labor availability, meeting consumer demands for sustainability and providing actionable data-driven farming insights.

Monarch enables economically competitive organic and beyond farming through intelligent electro-mechanical solutions that replace harmful chemicals. While driven by bleeding-edge technology, the Monarch Tractor still plows, tills and hauls better than any other tractor in its class. The Monarch Tractor will both spur and enable future generations of farming technologies. They have the technology and the team to develop, build and scale the Monarch to digitally transform farming around the world.

In the episode, Chris will discuss:

His background and what attracted him to Monarch Tractor

Their interesting work using AI and Robotics in the Farming sector

His role and current projects the team are working on

Use cases of the impact they are bringing to the industry

Why Monarch Tractor are a great place to work

The future of AI and automation in the Farming industry

To find out more about all the great work happening at Monarch Tractor, check out the website or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter @MonarchTractor You can also connect with Chris directly on LinkedIn.

What did you think of Chris' podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Robotics in the Agritech sector heading over the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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