Diversity and Innovation at PlantTech | Meet Our Multi-National Team

PlantTech in Tauranga, New Zealand is seeking to accelerate innovation and find solutions to horticulture challenges through Artificial Intelligence technology. A normal day at the PlantTech office involves a multi-national team conducting interdisciplinary research. PlantTech CEO, Scotsman Dr. Mark Begbie, reflects on the innovation advantages of this cultural diversity. Our PlantTech research team has experience in precision agriculture, astronomy, bioinformatics, machine…

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Zulfikar Hossain | AI & Robotics Expert Joins PlantTech Team

Zulfikar Hossain wasn’t surprised when he got a LinkedIn message from a recruiter in Tauranga asking him to consider employment with an innovative horticultural research and development organization called PlantTech.  With a PhD in Articifical Intelligence for robotics, Zulfi was used to be being approached by the commercial sector. His particular skill set was rare…

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Nico Mulder of Trustpower – Tauranga’s Newest Tech Talent Import

South African, Nico Mulder, is one of Tauranga’s newest tech talents. When he moved here in August 2019, he brought a decade’s worth of experience in software engineering and leadership with a passion for people and technology. With the uncertainty of the future for young people in South Africa, immigration became an option and opened…

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