THRIVE INNOVATION SERIES

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest in food supply
chain innovations, initiatives, challenges & trends.

In times of unprecedented disruption and change we can draw back or push forward to lend a helping hand. THRIVE has a premier network of some of the biggest names in the agrifood industry including partners such as Corteva, Driscoll’s, Taylor Farms, Trimble, Valmont, Land O’Lakes, PMA, Kubota, E&J Gallo, CSIRO, National Pork Board, Wilbur-Ellis, Sunworld, WGA, Yamaha Motor Ventures, Elanco, Forbes, PMA, KFU, Freewave, City of Salinas & more.

We have mobilized this network to help our community by keeping you up to date with the latest in food supply chain innovations, technologies, initiatives, challenges, and trends. Our THRIVE Innovation Series will provide you with access to key industry leaders & innovators through live interviews, panels, fireside chats & Q&A sessions.

upcoming events

July 9th, 9:00am PDT

Connecting the Physical & Digital to Transform Agriculture

Rob Painter, CEO Trimble               

July 23rd, 9:00am PDT

Solving Systemic Food Insecurity with Plenty

Matt Barnard, Co-Founder & CEO
Nate Storey, Co-Founder & CEO

past events

June 25th, 9:00am PDT

The Future of the Food Supply Chain

Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board
Joe Weber, SVP Smithfield Foods



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June 4th, 2020

USDA’s new Innovation Imperative and how it will shape the future of food and agriculture

Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture, USDA
John Hartnett, CEO SVG Ventures-THRIVE

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May 7th, 2020

Current Challenges & Future Opportunities in the Era of COVID

Neal Gutterson, CTO Corteva


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March 25th, 9:00am PDT

2020 Thrive Top 50 Livestream

John Hartnett – CEO

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