Ruchit G Garg
Ruchit is Founder & CEO of Harvesting a company focused on enabling financial inclusion for farmers in emerging world, and building agriculture intelligence engine to forecast crop yield and beyond.
Prior to Harvesting, Ruchit was Founder & CEO of 9Slides, an online learning company for growing businesses, which was acquired by Limeade in 2015. Prior to that Ruchit worked for Microsoft at its Headquarter at Redmond, WA and Hyderabad for several years and contributed on many key projects such as XBOX Live, Windows 7, MSN Games etc. Prior to Microsoft, Ruchit started two companies and worked for a small & mid sized companies in India. Ruchit helped built first commercial Text-To-Speech system for Hindi.
Ruchit is also chairman of Shobhit University Alumni Network, and mentor/advisor to several startups in India and USA.
Ruchit has appeared on many mainstream media for his work such as New York Times, Times Of India, TechCrunch, international agriculture journal and more. Ruchit has also received President Award from The President of the India Republic for his community services as a young scout. For Harvesting, Ruchit has recently won Global Grand Challenge Award from Singularity University,
Ruchit has also been panelist/speaker at various events including TiE, Mobile Future Summit, Singularity University Global Summit, Silicon Valley AgTech Conference, CICON etc.