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Robotics Seminar Series: Lee Redden

Abstract:

During this talk, Lee will go through his entrepreneurial journey - meeting a co-founder, finding the right idea, leaving his Ph.D. program, starting a company, raising money from top VC’s on Sand Hill Road and helping to build a business and team that was eventually acquired by John Deere for $305M.

Bio:

Lee Redden is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder of Blue River Technology, a company that builds robotic weeding systems for agriculture that use computer vision and deep learning to detect every individual plant and take action on a centimeter plant-by-plant basis. The company was recently acquired by John Deere. Lee has a background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science with a deep focus on machine learning and computer vision. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stanford with short working stints at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Rogers Hall, 226
2000 SW Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR 97331

Organization
College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
Contact Name

Dylan Jones

Contact Email

jonesdy@oregonstate.edu

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