Sean McDonald

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Bitwater Farms - Co-Founder & President

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Quick Bio

Sean McDonald is CEO of Bitwater Farms, where is also a co-founder. The company builds systems for sustainable, on-farm protein production from insects. The systems integrate sensor-rich farm equipment with deep learning data science to simplify the farmer's experience rearing this incredibly efficient crop. In his role, Sean leads business development, product design and strategy.

Prior to Bitwater Farms, Sean was CEO of Sweet Spot, a social network analysis firm that serviced the financial services sector and worked behind the scenes with several of LA's fastest growing startups.

In between tech ventures, Sean has worked as an artist and creative director, with art installations around the world, including at Art Basel, LACMA and project with global brands like Coca-Cola and Univision. He is a former board member of HATCH and The Bob Moog Foundation.


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