Johnny Park, PhD

Johnny Park, PhD

Founder and CEO
Spensa Technologies

 

Johnny is the founder and CEO of Spensa Technologies, recently named by Forbes as one of the Top 25 Most Innovative Ag-Tech Startups. Spensa offers hardware and software solutions to help growers and trusted advisors better protect their crops from pests such as insects, weeds and disease. Spensa gathers high-resolution data, models that data to reveal insights, and clearly presents the findings to help make the most informed decisions possible. Spensa products currently protect 4.8 million acres across 120 different crops valued at $6.5 billion. Before Spensa, Johnny was a faculty in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University where his research spanned various topics on robotics, machine learning and sensor networks. Johnny received his BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees all from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.