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Wireless and Predictive Tech for Smarter Storage

We have modernized the way grains are protected post harvest, using advanced software, AI and IoT. Our solution ensures harvested crops remain in perfect shape by predicting risks, and automating their remediation.

Centaur has invented and patented wireless CO2 and moisture monitoring. Combined with computer simulation, our data platform quickly analyzes changes in storage quality. CO2 levels rise when grains start to spoil or when pests are active, and Centaur’s sensors are unique in predicting these effects. The platform further automates aeration and other remediation actions in a streamlined manner.

Our team combines 30 years of experience in stored grain protection with world-class expertise in smart device engineering and AI technology.

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Executive Team

Co-Founder, President and CEO

Sotiris is a technologist and serial entrepreneur experienced in bringing disruptive technologies to market, as he did for his prior company, Helic, a wireless semiconductor design software company acquired by ANSYS.

He holds a PhD. in Microelectronics and a degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. A prolific inventor, Sotiris holds several patents in areas ranging sensors, semiconductors, machine learning and computational techniques and has several additional pending.

Co-Founder, Chief Commercial Officer

Vasilis is a renowned agronomist and food scientist with over two decades of experience. His expertise as a food safety expert and sustainability auditor alongside the most respected companies in the industry (such as Nestlé, Unilever and Pepsico) cultivated the vision that Centaur serves today. He has led numerous audits for ISO suite standards, BRC, IFS and Globalgap, working with TÜV Nord, Lloyds Register, Eurocert and ELOT. Moreover, he has been a speaker in major conferences including GEAPS, IAOM, IMFO, CEPA, Fumigants & Pheromones. Vasilis holds a BSc in Agronomy and an MSc in Food Science, both from the Aristotle University.

Lead Investor and Chairman of the BoD

Avi is an experienced and awarded entrepreneur, inventor and lifelong visionary. He has held a number of successful executive leadership positions, including President & CEO of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) and VP with Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE), a leading global provider of food safety and security and product protection solutions. He is the recipient of the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ award. In 2016, he invested in Centaur Analytics and assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Head of Customer Success

Faye is the Head of Customer Success at Centaur since 2022, with prior experience at BeligiannisFarms and Accenture. She holds a degree in Electrical, Computer and Communications Engineering from the University of Thessaly, along with two Master of Science degrees in Distributed Systems & Services, ICT Innovation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Technische Universität Berlin. Faye’s expertise and dedication contribute to Centaur’s commitment to customer satisfaction.

Director of Product

Fotis is the Director of Product for the Centaur Internet-of-Crops® platform since 2022. He co-founded Semantix Information Technologies in 2001, where he served on the From 2012 to 2022, he held various roles at NeuroPublic S.A., including Smart Farming Director and Chairman of the BoD. Fotis holds a Ph.D. in Software Engineering and a degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens.

Leadership

Chief Scientist, Hardware Systems

  • Oversees key IP development and in-field validation of Centaur Sensors.
  • World-renowned expert in wireless systems engineering.
  • Prior senior technical leadership at Newlogic (now Wipro), Tracor Aerospace (now BAE Systems), Texas Instruments and others.

Co-founder & CTO

  • Oversees product platform creation and cognitive toolset methodology and implementation.
  • Serial entrepreneur and Big Data expert.
  • Prior co-founder and CTO of Metanautix, big data analytics infrastructure company, acquired by Microsoft.

Leadership

Advisor, Grain Science

  • A global authority on Grain Science.
  • President of the Permanent Committee for the International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation.
  • Author of The Mechanics and Physics of Modern Grain Aeration Management.

Advisor, Entomology

  • Renowned global expert in entomology and post-harvest science.
  • Professor at University of Thessaly.
  • Advisor to USDA on stored crops protection.
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The team behind the tech

The Centaur team is passionate about ending post-harvest crop losses. After leaving the field, 17% of the world’s harvests spoil. In developing countries, loss skyrockets to more than 30%.

The Centaur Internet-of-Crops® Platform gives the food and commodity industries an unprecedented capacity to track, monitor, and understand the quality of the world’s food when stored, transported and delivered to shelves. Post-harvest quality is maintained. Losses are minimized. A more abundant food supply is delivered.

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Work at Centaur

Be a part of a growing global team building the Internet-of-Crops®

  • Remote work and global travel opportunities
  • Open-door culture
  • Equity participation opportunities
  • Private health insurance
  • Friendly work environment
  • Enhancement of technical and personal development

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