Michael Ott

Founder and CEO


Michael Ott is founder and CEO of Rantizo, a drone spraying company based in Iowa City, IA, started in early 2018 and the first and only legal drone spraying company operating in Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Illinois. Before Rantizo, Ott worked in corporate venture capital backed by Monsanto, Novozymes, and Bunge and invented a patented technology that delivers tiny amounts of nitrogen on a rice seed as it grows. He has a Master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Iowa.