Allison Kopf is the founder and CEO of Agrilyst, a data analytics platform for indoor farms. Agrilyst recently won the highly coveted Disrupt Cup at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. Prior to founding Agrilyst, Allison worked at BrightFarms, where she created and deployed its national development strategy. As an undergraduate, Allison managed an award-winning entry into a solar design-build competition for the US Department of Energy and worked on the implementation of solar arrays in low-income communities.
Allison serves on the boards of the Young Professionals in Energy, the Manhattan Young Democrats, the New York State Young Democrats, and Community Board 8 on the Upper East Side. Allison was named the 2015 ‘Woman of the Year’ by the New York State Young Democrats, and ‘Woman of the Year’ by the Young Democrats of America at their biennial convention this year. Allison received her B.S. in Physics from Santa Clara University.