Young Kim


Digital Harvest


Young Kim has 20+ years of experience growing companies in aerospace, robotics and data science. His experience of applying unmanned systems to agriculture started in 2008 when he was CEO of company that converted a single seat manned helicopter into a fully autonomous aerial crop sprayer. In 2011, he created the first conference dedicated exclusively to applying unmanned systems technology in agriculture and later as a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) led its first Precision Agriculture committee. Since 2014 he has been building Digital Harvest to be a leading data science company focused on global C4 photosythentic and tuber crops. He holds a BS in Applied Physics and an MBA.