AgTech Veteran to Drive Global Expansion of Iteris ClearAg
SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2017--
Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in applied informatics for
transportation and agriculture, today announced the appointment of Jim
Chambers as Senior Vice President and General Manager for its
Agriculture and Weather Analytics segment.
“Our Ag and Weather Analytics segment has been growing rapidly over the
past several quarters, largely due to the favorable market adoption of
our digital agriculture platform, ClearAg®,”
said Joe Bergera, president and CEO of Iteris. “Having successfully
deployed ClearAg in several international markets, we intend to advance
the maturity of our business operation to match the capability of our
technology platform. As a recognized expert in AgTech and Digital
Agriculture, Jim brings the right mix of expertise, along with proven
business acumen, to lead the segment to its full potential. We are
excited to have Jim onboard and welcome him to the Iteris family.”
Mr. Chambers is a veteran business executive with more than 20 years of
experience leading teams and products in the global agriculture market.
He joins Iteris from Observant, a provider of agricultural in-field
hardware and cloud based applications for precision farm water
management, where he was CEO since February 2016. Observant was recently
acquired by Jain Irrigation.
“With its robust analytics and advanced modeling platform, Iteris
ClearAg has grown to become a recognized brand and an important
component in the agricultural supply chain,” said Mr. Chambers. “I am
very excited to join the ClearAg and ClearPath Weather® teams at Iteris
and to help accelerate growth and innovation.”
Prior to Observant, Mr. Chambers served as Director of Marketing at
Bayer CropScience. Before joining Bayer, he held various key management
positions at divisions of Deere & Company, including John Deere Water
(acquired by FIMI Opportunities Funds) and John Deere Agri Services,
Inc. (acquired by Constellation Software). Additionally, he held
strategic roles at Valent BioSciences Corporation, AgraQuest (acquired
by Bayer CropScience), and Monsanto. Mr. Chambers holds a B.S. degree in
Agriculture Business Management and Economics from The Ohio State
About Iteris, Inc.
Iteris is the global leader in applied informatics for transportation
and agriculture, turning big data into big breakthrough solutions. We
collect, aggregate and analyze data on traffic, roads, weather, water,
soil and crops to generate precise informatics that lead to safer
transportation and smarter farming. Municipalities, government agencies,
crop science companies, farmers and agronomists around the world use our
solutions to make roads safer and travel more efficient, as well as
farmlands more sustainable, healthy and productive. Visit
www.iteris.com for more information.
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