Meet Our Executive Team

Ashfaq Munshi
Our CEO Ashfaq started his career working at some of the biggest technology companies before becoming CTO of Yahoo.  He then founded a number of technology startups bringing them from ideation to product development.  Enriched Ag combines Ashfaq’s experience in building companies with his passion for the potential of technology to reduce human impact on our natural world.
Michael Kaminsky
Michael, our Chief Science Officer, designs and builds Enriched Ag’s databases and data ingest processes. He has 25+ years of experience in designing, building, and doing research in scalable, high-performance distributed systems at Intel and CMU.
Robbie Sedgewick
Robbie, our VP of Engineering, manages the engineering work in building machine learning pipelines, dashboards and other systems to improve the efficiency of our agricultural partners. He was previously at Google, Uber, and Apple working on machine learning models and data integration.
David Andersen
Dave is the CTO of Enriched Ag and a Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He specializes in the design of fast and efficient systems for data analysis and storage, from databases to deep learning.
Billy Cook
As our VP of Producer Relations, Billy engages with cattle producers across the US assisting them in achieving their production, stewardship, economic, and quality of life goals. His past research efforts have focused on increasing beef cattle production efficiency, advanced grazing systems and benefits of sound land stewardship efforts. He was previously the Senior Vice President and Director of the Agricultural Division at the Noble Foundation where he was responsible for producer consultation, the applied agricultural research program, as well as producer and youth education efforts.
Mike Komp
Our Director of Business Development, Mike creates opportunities for producers to meet conservation goals and participate in innovative markets through technology. He was previously the AgTech Program Manager at the Noble Foundation, and Executive Director at the Conservation Technology Information Center.

Meet Our Advisory Board

Delane Atcitty
Delane is the Executive Director at Indian Nations Conservation Alliance where he leads an effort to foster Native Agriculture by helping tribal farmers and ranchers to care for and strengthen the circle of life. His expertise is in environmental policy, strategy and tribal relationships. He also serves as on the Board of Directors for the society of Range Management as well as the National Grazinglands Coalition.
Chad Ellis
Chad Ellis is the Chief Executive Officer for Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT). Chad has over 20 years of experience working directly with producers and land managers implementing stewardship focused management. He not only promotes and advocates land stewardship principles, he also implements it within his own family operation in Lohn, Texas. Chad is passionate about helping empower the producer to be better tomorrow than they are today.
Jeff Goodwin
Dr. Jeff Goodwin has over 22 years’ of experience working directly with producers and grazingland managers implementing stewardship focused management and providing innovative solutions to grazingland issues. Jeff currently serves as Director of the Texas A&M Center for Grazinglands and Ranch Management.
Jason Sawyer
Jason Sawyer is the Chief Science Officer for East Foundation, where he leads the Science mission of the Foundation, integrating research programs within the Foundation’s ongoing ranching operations to develop translatable knowledge and innovative solutions for stewards of working lands. Jason has over 20 years of experience in applied research and management, where he has led and coordinated applied research in livestock production systems in both intensive and extensive settings. His primary interests are the development of strategies to enhance the sustainability of beef production systems, the application of nutritional strategies in these systems, and the development of valid indicators of sustainable production.
George Peacock
George grew up on a cattle ranch in north central Texas and learned early the importance of proper grazing management. His 33-year career with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) was dedicated to natural resources management planning and application of conservation practices on rangelands at the national, regional, state, and local levels. He continues to work ensuring that rangeland managers have the technical knowledge and tools to properly manage their rangeland resources.
Leo McDonnell
Leo McDonnell along with his wife Sam ranch in Montana with herds also in North Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. Leo operated the family business, Midland Bull Test at Columbus, Montana. Midland is one of the oldest performance testing programs of its kind in the nation with the largest privately owned individual feed intake measuring systems in North America. Midland Bull Test under Leo’s guidance grew to the largest genetic testing bull development and sale facility in North America. Testing about 2,500 bulls annually with sales into Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and Eastern Europe. They received in 2012 the Beef Improvement Federation Pioneer award and the 2022 American Angus Heritage Award.
Maryanna Saenko
Maryanna Saenko
Maryanna Saenko is an early-stage venture capitalist and cofounder of Future Ventures. She invests in frontier technologies that make the world a better place, and don’t prey on human frailty
Parasvil Patel
Parasvil Patel
Parasvil Patel is Board Member at Enriched Ag and a Partner with Radical Ventures. Prior to joining Radical, Parasvil was with KKR and started his career with BCG. He received a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay and an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School.
Brian McClendon
Brian McClendon
Brian McClendon is an executive, inventor, investor, and is currently a Senior Vice President of Engineering at Niantic Labs. Brian was previously a Vice President with Google and led the entire Geo business unit including Google Maps, Street View and Google Earth. He was a co-founder and angel investor in Keyhole, Inc., a geospatial data visualization company that was purchased by Google in 2004 which led to Google Earth.