January 18, 2018

Venture Capitalist, Best-Selling Author Richard Moran to Keynote Imperial AgTech Event

Richard Moran—a San Francisco-based business leader, workplace pundit, bestselling author and venture capitalist—will be the keynote speaker during Western Growers’ Innovation in the Imperial Valley Summit on February 8. Moran will comment on the latest in innovation and the future of agricultural technology.

As a venture capitalist, he has been involved in development of companies, including PopChips and Glu Mobile, during their early stages of growth. He has been credited with creating the category of business bullet books, authored eight best-selling books and is a frequent speaker and contributor on NPR and The Wall Street Journal. He is currently president emeritus of Menlo College in Silicon Valley and serves on the boards of several public and private companies.

Don’t miss Moran’s keynote and other exceptional sessions at the Innovation in the Imperial Valley Summit. Additional event activities and highlights include:

  • Showcase of AgTech Startups/Technologies
  • Panels on Automation and Water Technology
  • Pitch Session from AgTech Startups
  • Networking
  • Fireside Chat with Leaders in the Imperial Valley


Innovation in the Imperial Valley
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 3:00pm – 7:30pm PST
Location: Stockmen’s Club – Imperial Valley (275 Marjorie Avenue, Brawley, CA 92227)

The event is sponsored by RDO and Netafim, with partners including Farm Credit, Imperial Valley College, AC Agriculture and Natural Resources and UC Riverside. For questions, please contact Dennis Donohue at (831) 594-4883.