David Farquhar, Intelligent Growth Solutions
Indoor Ag-Conversations Speaker David Farquhar is CEO of Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS). He joined IGS in November 2017. IGS is a Scottish-based agritech business, and David’s strategic appointment was made to raise the Series A funding round, recruit a world-class management team and drive global expansion: the first two of these have been delivered.
David is a seasoned technology entrepreneur, with a track record of driving shareholder value, based upon building an empowering, collaborative Culture as a Platform for growth. Most recently he was CEO of global SaaS vendor Workplace, leading the team through a hugely successful turnaround, transformation, growth and exit delivering a double-digit money multiple return in less than 3 years. In the past 27 years he has completed almost 30 transactions as a founder/CEO, angel investor and board director, including risk capital investments (PE, VC and angel), acquisitions and trade sales in Europe, North America and Asia.