Featured Speakers

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Amanda Little, PhD

The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
Journalist, Author, Professor
avatar for Don Monk, MS

Don Monk, MS

General Mills
VP, CIO, Technology Solutions
avatar for Shilpa Yelamaneni, MBA

Shilpa Yelamaneni, MBA

Director of Data Science
avatar for Marc Carlson, MBA

Marc Carlson, MBA

Land O' Lakes
Chief Information Officer
avatar for Samantha Schumacher, PhD

Samantha Schumacher, PhD

Target Corporation
Director of Data Science and Analytics for Supply Chain
avatar for Keith Narr

Keith Narr

Global IT Vice President – Cargill Digital Labs
avatar for Lisa Schlosser

Lisa Schlosser

Executive Director
avatar for Gregory Sloyer, PhD

Gregory Sloyer, PhD

Sr. Industry Consultant
avatar for Kishor Gummaraju, MBA

Kishor Gummaraju, MBA

Tiger Analytics
Chief Customer Officer
avatar for Karen Hildebrand, PhD

Karen Hildebrand, PhD

Farm Femmes
avatar for Iurii Milovanov

Iurii Milovanov

Director of AI & Data Science
avatar for Brian Hess, MA, MSE

Brian Hess, MA, MSE

Strategic Solution Engineer
avatar for Serena Roberts

Serena Roberts

Via Gurus
Chief Operations Guru
avatar for Aaron Williams

Aaron Williams

VP of Global Community
avatar for Stephanie Rich, MBA

Stephanie Rich, MBA

Starting Up North
avatar for Brett Brohl, MBA

Brett Brohl, MBA

Techstars & The Syndicate Fund
Managing Director


avatar for William Aderholdt, PhD

William Aderholdt, PhD

Emerging Prairie
Grand Farm Program Manager
avatar for Ryan Ambrose

Ryan Ambrose

General Mills
Manager, Enterprise Reporting CoE
avatar for Rich Bellefeuille, MBA

Rich Bellefeuille, MBA

Land O'Lakes
Director, Data Management
avatar for William Eerdmans, MS

William Eerdmans, MS

Data Scientist
avatar for Emre Eftelioglu, PhD

Emre Eftelioglu, PhD

Cargill Inc.
Senior Data Scientist
avatar for John Hogue, MS

John Hogue, MS

General Mills
Data Science Manager
avatar for Bonnie Holub, PhD

Bonnie Holub, PhD

Managing Partner, Practice Lead, Data Science, Americas
avatar for Chelsea Ihle, MS

Chelsea Ihle, MS

Practice Area Lead, Data & Analytics
avatar for Waverly Konynenbelt, MS

Waverly Konynenbelt, MS

Merrill Corporation
Data and Insights Engineer
avatar for Gary Kunkel, MS, PhD

Gary Kunkel, MS, PhD

Seagate Technology
Managing Principal Engineer
avatar for Jessica Long

Jessica Long

Managing Director - Strategy & Sustainability
avatar for Cort Lunke, MS

Cort Lunke, MS

Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Big Data Architect
avatar for Daniel McKenzie

Daniel McKenzie

Associate Data Scientist
avatar for Collin Mechler, ME

Collin Mechler, ME

Element AI
Enterprise Field Technology Lead
avatar for Arthur Mesher

Arthur Mesher

Scale AI
Advisor Office of CEO
avatar for Jean-Michel Michno, MS, PhD

Jean-Michel Michno, MS, PhD

C.H. Robinson
Principal Data Scientist
avatar for Kerri Miller

Kerri Miller

MPR News
avatar for John Murphy

John Murphy

Stream Technologies Inc
avatar for Anirudh Narayanan, MS

Anirudh Narayanan, MS

Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Sr. Data Scientist
avatar for Chris Peterson

Chris Peterson

Senior Data Analyst
avatar for Kristopher Purens, MS, PhD

Kristopher Purens, MS, PhD

Descartes Labs
Applied Scientist
avatar for Kristine Rennaker

Kristine Rennaker

General Mills
SAP Master Data Analyst
avatar for Tim Rosenflanz, MS

Tim Rosenflanz, MS

Landing AI
Machine Learning Engineer
avatar for Rob Rowbotham, MS, PhD

Rob Rowbotham, MS, PhD

Grande Cheese Company
Senior Principal Data Scientist
avatar for Ian Sherman, MBA

Ian Sherman, MBA

Land O'Lakes
Manager, Data Science
avatar for Rebeccah Stay, MS, MBA

Rebeccah Stay, MS, MBA

Data Science Lead
avatar for Ted Steinmann

Ted Steinmann

Technical Project Manager
avatar for Wen-Hao Su, PhD

Wen-Hao Su, PhD

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Postdoctoral Research Associate
avatar for Zeinab Takbiri, MS, PhD

Zeinab Takbiri, MS, PhD

Data Scientist
avatar for Vineet Tanna, MS

Vineet Tanna, MS

Land O'Lakes
Data Scientist
avatar for Scott Toborg, PhD

Scott Toborg, PhD

Principal Data Scientist

Sam Tong

IRI Worldwide
VP, Head of Global Solution Architecture
avatar for Teresa Vallotton, MS

Teresa Vallotton, MS

Farm Femmes
avatar for John Vylasek

John Vylasek

Global Data & Analytics Lead - Cargill Transportation and Logistics
avatar for Jamie Wang

Jamie Wang

Land O'Lakes
Artificial Intelligence Engineer
avatar for Eric Weaver

Eric Weaver

Transparent Path
avatar for Victoria Wenker, MS

Victoria Wenker, MS

General Mills
Data Scientist
avatar for Dave Williams

Dave Williams

Director of Data Strategy