Leadership Team

Steven Valencsin

CEO
In 2018 Valencsin was selected as one of Forbes: 30under30 for his work at Growers in helping farmers all across the world make data-driven decisions that have resulted in the reduction of 100s of millions of tons of fertilizers, while greatly increasing on farm profitability and sustainability. Steven’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion for farming has led to groundbreaking advancements within Precision Agriculture.

Andrew Hosch

VP, Engineering
Andrew began his technical career in security and compliance testing for the Department of Defense and the National Security Agency. With over 15 of years experience, Andrew has worked for large corporations such as Boeing, run engineering teams for startups, and managed multi-million dollar P&L responsibilities. Andrew excels at bringing software from concept to successful deployment. He has a degree from McGill University and is currently enrolled at the London School of Economics.

Duncan Kerr

Comptroller
Duncan joined Growers as Financial Controller in November 2018. Immediately before joining Growers, Duncan was the Senior Controller for one of the largest IT Staffing Companies in the US. Previously, Duncan was a Partner with Rankin McKenzie (RM), a regional firm that provides part-time and interim CFO and Controller services to businesses. During Duncan’s time with RM, he worked with over a dozen different companies that represented a wide range of industries, including semiconductors, software development (SaaS & Enterprise), and healthcare products.