Stout Industrial Technology Hires Brent Shedd as Chief Executive Officer
"No market has a greater need for automation today than agriculture,"
Before joining Stout, Shedd served as the CEO for Zing Robotics, developing electric, autonomous vehicles for the aviation industry. Prior to that, he founded several artificial intelligence startups and will be leveraging his experience in electrification, autonomy, machine vision and AI in his role at Stout, with a focus on helping the company commercialize the Stout Smart Cultivator and develop additional solutions for sustainable farming productivity.
"Brent's experience with machine vision, sensor fusion and AI in general is a huge differentiator in my opinion," said Steven Snyder, Stout's Chief Technologist. "He's really plugged into the latest developments and has great relationships with leaders in the space that may become strategic partners for us."
"Brent's background in autonomy and AI make him the perfect leader to take Stout Industrial Technology forward. His passion for using technology to improve sustainability, productivity and working conditions in labor-intensive businesses is a perfect match with the solutions we're developing for growers," said Jeff Antle, Stout's Chief Product Officer.
"I'm excited to work with this team and incredibly impressed with what they've accomplished,"
Shedd obtained his Bachelor of Science in International Business from California State University, Chico, and his MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird)
About Stout Industrial Technology: Founded in 2019, Stout Industrial Technology, Inc. builds machines that reduce labor requirements for growers by combining AI with professional-
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