Autogrow appoints new chief technology officer

Jonathan will begin his role on September 18, based at the Auckland Autogrow head office. 
Autogrow CTO Jonathan Morgan

Autogrow has named Jonathan Morgan as its new chief technology officer responsible for continuing development of their innovation utilising the latest technology, plant biological science and artificial intelligence.

Morgan brings to the role more than 18 years of commercial expertise in software and integrated technology solutions for customers, leading teams in product development, continuous improvement and customer experience.

His previous role was as ventures vice-president, engineering, at EROAD, a road charging, compliance and telematics service across NZ, Australia and North America. 

Autogrow leads disruptive innovation in the AgTech space, creating new solutions to help grow food. 

Over the past two years Autogrow has launched some cutting-edge solutions for indoor growing including the first API (Application Programming Interface), the first SDK (Software Development Kit), the first indoor agtech hackathon – #CropsOnMars and, most recently, the integrated farm management platform FarmRoad.

The company will continue to push forward within CEA (Controlled Environment Agriculture), an industry evolving at a rapid pace.