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Matt Barnard

Chief Executive Officer, Plenty

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Plenty, which grows clean, delicious fruits and vegetables year-round in indoor farms located just outside major urban centres, without pesticides, herbicides or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Whalen & Company, Founder of Search Fund Capital, Managing Operating Partner for 523 Capital, and Vice-President of Deployment at SmartSynch. Led teams that designed and deployed over $1 billion of sophisticated technology infrastructure in the telecommunications and cellular smart grid industries. A 6th generation farmer. MSc from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and BA and BM from Northwestern University.

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