About Us

Smart Yields distills a potent mix of real-time monitoring, data analytics, and digital agronomy into a simple and intuitive mobile app. Designed for use in the field, Smart Yields puts the power of precision agriculture in the hands of all growers – especially small- to medium-sized independent farms.

Smart Yields is an agriculture technology platform that gives farmers, indoor growers and gardeners real-time information, trends and forecasts, and recommendations via an intuitive and customizable mobile app. While designed to be simple and easy to use, Smart Yields connects with a wide-variety of sensors and hardware and taps a diverse array of data sets and agronomy best practices to give farmers a flexible yet powerful tool to help protect crops, optimize operations, and increase yields.

Founded in 2015, Smart Yields was part of the sixth cohort of the Blue Startups accelerator program, was a finalist in the fifth cohort of the XLR8UH accelerator program, was part of the 2017 cohort of the Elemental Excelerator, and is part of the inaugural Laudato Si’ Challenge tech accelerator in Rome.

Team notes: CEO Vincent Kimura was named Clean Tech/Ag Entrepreneur of 2016 by the Hawaii Venture Capital Association and a 2016 finalist in Pacific Business News’ Business Leadership Awards. Kimura was also named to Pacific Business News’ “40 Under 40” list in 2016, which recognizes outstanding young business professionals in Hawaii. CMO Mike Rogers made the list in 2017.

Our Team

Vincent Kimura

Vincent Kimura

CEO
Justin Hedani

Justin Hedani

CTO
Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers

Chief Agricultural Officer
Elizabeth Schiller

Elizabeth Schiller

Chief Operations Officer
Eddie Cheung

Eddie Cheung

Lead Developer
Ryan Ozawa

Ryan Ozawa

Chief Marketing Officer
Christopher Chock

Christopher Chock

Lead Embedded Engineer
Isar Mostafanezhad

Isar Mostafanezhad

VP of Hardware

Advisors

Mark Phillipson

Mark Phillipson

Advisor
Keith Cripe

Keith Cripe

Advisor
Cindy Goldstein

Cindy Goldstein

Advisor
Bill Spencer

Bill Spencer

Advisor
Richard Ha

Richard Ha

Advisor