Episode 110

S9E110: Robin Vincent / CanobiTech - Journey of Canobi Technologies: A Glimpse into Tech Leadership and Sustainable Agriculture

Have you ever wondered how the world of technology collides with the world of agriculture? Prepare to be spellbound as we sit down with Robin Vincent, the tech-savvy CEO and CINNO of Canobi Technologies. Robin takes us through his fascinating journey, from his early fascination with technology and his evolution from infrastructure architect to CEO. He paints a vivid picture of his personal project to reduce the mortality rate of stingrays and seahorses, a venture that guided him towards the creation of Canobi.

The conversation takes a deep dive as we explore the company’s growth, challenges, and its unique product offerings. Robin enlightens us about their Agri-agent network, and the relentless testing that takes place in their in-house lab. From the plains of Kenya to the valleys of South Africa, we traverse the rising interest in agriculture, the impact of Canobi Academy's online education, and the exhilaration of being part of a nascent industry. We also touch on the upcoming Green Tech and Innovation Summit conferences and the ripple effects they will have on the industry.

As our conversation winds down, we delve into the innovative world of vertical farming, looking at energy efficiency and the potential of integrating different technologies. Robin talks about the importance of collaboration, the richness of experiential learning, and how Canobi Technologies is empowering farmers with technology. Robin's optimism and excitement for what lies ahead in the vertical farming industry are infectious. So join us on this insightful journey with Robin Vincent!

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Key Takeaways

0:00:20 - Navigating the CEO Journey

0:03:44 - Love for Tech and Electronics Origins

0:21:50 - Ubuntu Wellness and Growing Nutritious Food

0:26:36 - Conference Travel and Networking Discussion

0:33:43 - Energy Efficiency in Farming Innovations

0:39:26 - Loneliness and Challenges of Entrepreneurship

0:43:04 - Importance of Social Component in Organizations

Tweetable Quotes

"I see the world as vastly unfinished... I see solutions, I don't really see problems."

"We learned an awful lot more from our failures than our successes. While we're busy trying to break everything and figure out how not to grow strawberries, we're also trying to figure out how to keep them going."

"Every single human being on this planet could have access to food. We now have the technical ability to grow food anywhere on this planet."

Resources Mentioned

Robin's Website - https://canobiagtech.com/

Robin's Linkedin - http://www.linkedin.com/company/71643741

Robin's Email - robin.vincent@canobiagtech.com

Robin's Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/canobitech

Robin's Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/canobitech

Robin's Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/CanobiTechnologies

Robin's Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/@canobiagtech

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Vertical Farming Weekly - www.getrevue.co/profile/verticalfarmingpodcast

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