Since her childhood days, Jennifer has always been interested in growing her own food and has a vested interested in what actually happens to produce as part of the growing process. Jennifer believes that the benefits seen by small scale high leverage solutions implemented by many can be disruptive when scaled.
Through SproutsIO, she and her team are working to educate and connect people to food on another level – by inventing new technologies that redefine our interaction with food, enabling people to grow produce in their homes and creating awareness about what goes into today’s food.
Recorded at INK2016, Goa
As Co-founder and CEO of SproutsIO, Jennifer leads the development of new technologies that redefine our interaction with food. Drawing from her childhood experience growing fruits and vegetables in the suburbs of Detroit, sher believes the spirit of the gardener extends beyond growing plants- it represents the ability to thoughtfully nurture and participate in the world around us. Jennifer has an M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, an M.S. Advanced Architecture Design from Columbia University, and a BArch from the University of Miami. She has taught at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and at the New York City College of Technology, and continues to lecture internationally. She was selected as an Innovation Fellow by Wired Magazine, a Tech Hero by Glamour Magazine, a finalist for the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards, and is now also an INK Fellow.View Profile