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Meet a Whipcordian: Kam Shahid

By Kam Shahid on July 18, 2019

My name is Kam and when I was five years old, I wanted to be an astronaut. By the time I was six years old, I realized I had a better chance of designing spaceships than actually flying them. So, I decided to become an aerospace engineer. One of my deep, dark secrets is that I grew up in Hamilton, Ontario (that’s me standing in front of the first Tim Hortons in Hamilton). It wasn’t until I moved to Toronto that I was able to realize my educational ambitions.

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Empowering The Digital Transformation of Agriculture

By The Whipcord Team on May 28, 2019

The first product we’re offering to farmers is what we consider the next most natural and logical step to creating value on the farm: First Pass Route Optimization. With First Pass we’re able to offer growers the opportunity to reduce their in-field miles and costs by over 5%, which results in a reduction in fuel, equipment and labor expenses. First Pass is a product that solves a universal need in every field. 

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Meet a Whipcordian: Matt Mendes

By Matt Mendes, Chief Financial Officer on May 9, 2019

Hi all –

My name is Matt Mendes and I recently joined Whipcord as CFO after spending over a decade working in the corporate world.

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How Technology Delivers Value Directly To Growers

By Matt Coutts, Program Manager, Agriculture on May 1, 2019

No industry is more durable or has more permanence than agriculture and at Whipcord we understand the substantial value technology delivers. For those reasons, we intend to build our agriculture products with growers at the center, as we acknowledge their importance as stewards of the land. 

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How The Digital Revolution Enables The Family Farm To Compete

By Matt Coutts, Program Manager, Agriculture on April 23, 2019

Agriculture is among the oldest and most important industries in the world, serving the population globally by providing a basic necessity: food. 

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Meet a Whipcordian: Chris Perlette

By Chris Perlette, Junior System Administrator on April 11, 2019

 

Hello!

Chris here – I was born and raised in Calgary, living there until I left to attend the University of Lethbridge, where I’m currently completing my Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

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Meet a Whipcordian: Keegan Osler

By Keegan Osler, Software Developer on March 27, 2019

Hi there! My name is Keegan and I recently joined the Whipcord team as a Software Developer. My educational background is in physics, math and computer science while my knowledge of software development is largely self-taught (shout out to Google!).

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Part 3: More Fiber in Your Diet

By The Whipcord Team on March 21, 2019

As technology continues to transform all types of industries, there's been an increasing trend in the adoption rate among those involved in the agriculture community. The second Green Revolution is happening now and in this three-part series we'll discuss the boom of agriculture technology driven by the growing need at the farm level to save money and time without added complexity 


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Part 2: We're Your Neighbour

By The Whipcord Team on March 14, 2019

As technology continues to transform all types of industries, there's been an increasing trend in the adoption rate among those involved in the agriculture community. The second Green Revolution is happening now, and in this three-part series we'll discuss the boom of agriculture technology driven by the growing need at the farm level to save money and time without added complexity.  

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Part 1: What is AgTech?

By The Whipcord Team on March 7, 2019

As technology continues to transform all types of industries, there's been an increasing trend in the adoption rate among those involved in the agriculture community. The second Green Revolution is happening now, and in this three-part series we'll discuss the boom of agriculture technology driven by the growing need at the farm level to save money and time without added complexity.  

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