Making Agriculture Digitally Transformed

Digi Agri is focused towards agriculture transformation by More Crop - Per Drop, Per Acre, Per Dollar, Per Farmer.


Deepak Pareek, a serial Technopreneur since 20 years wanted to get into a new venture focused on creating a Social Impact. Through a family friend, he came to identify the sector which happens to be Agriculture. As a Technopreneur, before creating any solution in AgTech domain, he planned his visits in 10 different countries in South Asia and met more than 1000 farmers by staying with them. After which he realized that as a Data Scientist the solution lies within a platform which provides data insights to every stakeholder of Agriculture Ecosystem. So, idea was initiated in mid-2016 and launched in Indonesia & India in 2017. World Economic Forum recognized him as Technology Pioneer 2018. As it was focused towards crop specification only, the focus now shifted towards use of cutting edge digital technologies. Sanket by bringing technology expertise and Nabil by bringing global perspective, joined him as partners to create an evolved version as a global product and they co-founded together Digi Agri commercialized in May 2019.

Why Digi Agri

Why Digi Agri?

From a crop specific solution for smallholder farmers, there was a need of making agriculture itself digitally transformed to achieve More Crop – Per Drop, Per Acre, Per Dollar. The inclusion of cutting edge technologies like Machine Learning, IoT, Urban Farming, Hydroponics, Aeroponics, Aquaponics, and Blockchain etc. was very important so that Digi Agri can be recognized as a global product which provides holistic as well as specific solutions for all the ecosystem players of Agriculture by keeping farmers at the center.

What is Digi Agri?

Digi Agri has pioneered path-breaking Sustainable Agriculture Platform to enable farmers to be more profitable by growing more crop using minimum water, Per Drop, lesser land, Per Acre, and reducing cost of cultivation, Per Dollar. Digi Agri is a collaborative platform that strives to combine Digital Transformation Technologies (Big Data, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain, Computer Vision etc.), Innovative Business Model (Agriculture Platform As A Service), and Focused Human Efforts (Agriculture Insights, Products, and Services Delivery through Agripreneurs) to serve smallholder farmers. Digi Agri helps Agriculture Ecosystem players like Government, NGOs, AgTech Companies, Commodity Buyers, Crop Insurance Companies, Banks and Financial Institutions, Extension Service Providers, Co-Operatives & FPOs, Agri-Input Companies to deliver their services/products through data-driven decisions keeping farmers at the center.

What is Digi Agri

Our Team

Deepak Pareek

Deepak Pareek


Deepak is a World Economic Forum honored Technology Pioneer. He is an Expert Member of Digital Transformation. He is a creative forward-looking executive capable of translating vision into actions & quantifiable results, armed with a formal education in Engineering {Electronics}, Business {Strategy}, Information Technology and always looking for areas of improvement.

Deepak is focused on leveraging technology in Education, Agriculture, Healthcare, Governance,E-Commerce and Platforms/Ecosystems domain. He is a technopreneur with extensive expertise in Business Planning & Development, Technology & Innovation, Investments & Venture Capital, Strategy & Analysis, Start-ups & Mentoring, Growth Hacking & Product Management, Technology Roadmaps & Business Models, and Advisory & Consulting Services. A well-published author on technology and business.

A business manager par excellence very well networked globally in private as well as public sector with a deep understanding of diverse cultural and business practices along with more than 20 years of multidimensional, multifunctional, multi sector experience in regions including Asia, America, Europe and Africa, having spent significant time in these geographies.

Sanket Thakkar


In 2012, Sanket capitalized on his Information Technology expertise by launching his own IT Company IConflux Technologies. Turning it into a leading IT company in India. Provides revolutionary IT solutions to Start-ups, Small & Medium Scale Enterprise and Corporate.

As a leader and self-sufficient innovator, Sanket is comfortable in any role from the executive boardroom to the development floor. He is a savvy negotiator known for strong business development and technology skills. Sanket's innate ability to build high-performance teams, including his strategically-selected executive management staff, has served as a growth catalyst and infused productive energy into the workplace.

Sanket Thakkar

Nabil Azar


Nabil is a serial entrepreneur, a prominent speaker and a trusted consultant in the domain of AI, Automation, Digital Transformation, and Service Excellence. Known for being Mr.DATA, Nabil experience span over 17 years in regional, international business across EMEAA, America mainly, cross-sales, strategy, process management, risk management and helping the organisation understand and delivering insights from Data. Nabil passion for Innovation, Technology, and Food have pushed him to found/co-founded, invest and sit on the advisory board of startups and companies in the Private, Hospitality, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, AgriTech industries. Nabil is people-person and love to share and learn as well as aim at making a difference in the world.

Ronak Koradiya


Ronak is a dynamic and resourceful professional with in-depth experience of more than 7 years in leading technology functions to design, deliver and implement high-performance solutions using Analytics, Cloud, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, IoT, Bots & Assistant, Enterprise Mobility & Automation. Displayed strong expertise in the domains including but not limited to Agriculture, Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Education, Hospitality, and Enterprise Solutions.

Involved in activities including strategic planning, building and extending large software systems and infrastructure, team management, technical architecture, product management, program management and project management for high availability, high volume transaction systems, web and mobile applications.

Ronak Koradiya
Niraj Shah

Niraj Shah


Niraj Shah is a skilled professional with 9 years of technical experience & have managed various projects for AgriTech platform in different countries like India & Indonesia with the successful execution by heading diverse teams. He is an enterprising professional with industry knowledge and team management understanding. He has received recognition as a Robotics Engineer for serving robotic concepts. With extensive experience in Robotic and Laser Marking technologies, he has handled different regions of India as a Senior Application Engineer.

Niraj has worked on various AgTech projects which have identified his keen interest in Agriculture to be able to make a social impact in the society. He strongly believes that technology can surely create Sustainable & Economic development. He is extremely passionate about using technology solutions with an extraordinary commitment to achieving the desired outcome for key challenges faced in the globalized world.

Board of Advisors

Jack Sim, Singapore

Mr. Jack Sim is the founder of the Restroom Association of Singapore, the World Toilet Organization, the World Toilet Day initiative and Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) Hub. Formerly from the construction industry, he decided to devote the rest of his life to social work after attaining financial independence at the age of 40.

In 2001, for "creating goodwill and bringing the subject into the open" and "mobilising global support in providing on-the-ground expertise" he received the Schwab Foundation award for Social Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2007, Mr. Jack Sim was elected a Fellow of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, and also became one of the key members to convene the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance which is composed of key players in the sanitation space.

Mr. Jack Sim was named one of the Heroes of the Environment for 2008 by Time magazine, Reader’s Digest Magazine named him Asian of the Year in 2011, Channel News Asia named him Asian of the Year for 2009 and World Economic Forum appointed him to Global Agenda Council for Water Security and the GAC for Social Entrepreneurship.

Jack Sim
Mariko Asmara Yoshihara

Mariko Asmara Yoshihara, Indonesia

Ms. Mariko Asmara is the Chairman of JAC Recruitment Indonesia, a NGO Activist and one of the most active Angel Investors in Indonesia having supported 13 global impact companies. She is a woman on a mission to make ZERO poverty and ELIMINATE low education levels in Indonesia and has co-founded Sato Kogyo Indonesia and Ango Ventures. She believes everyone has a right to good education in order to grow and create impact. She specialises in creating new business and recruiting CEOs for clients. She has also funded 3 schools and supporting many other schools for unprivileged children.

Ms. Mariko Asmara built JAC Recruitment in Indonesia from scratch to an enterprise with Rp. 130 Million paid capital she is a major shareholder of its parent company which is a global recruitment firm headquartered in Japan. She has extensive entrepreneurial experience and is on the board of several Japanese / Indonesian firms. She is actively involved in various social organisations in the capacity of Chairperson.

Donald Hanson

Retired IBM Executive recognized for building strong relationships with C-Suite clients, achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and strong business partnerships. Led large teams of professionals across broad skill sets and geography to successful outcomes. Expertise in banking and financial markets developed over three decades providing technology and services solutions to leading financial institutions globally. Known for getting to the root of problems and turning things around by directing resources, leading transformations and win-win negotiations to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

A sought-after presenter who can sell complex solutions in an easily understandable context. A friendly and energetic sales leader who is appreciated for candor and a can-do attitude that produces great results.Consistently met targets and won numerous awards, including IBM Golden Circles, Best Manager Award, Division Executive Leadership Award, Regional Manager Award, IBM Hall of Fame Award and Chairman's Award.

Donald Hanson

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