About Us

AGRICULTURE’S
NEW FRONTIER

Discovering the land’s true potential

WE BELIEVE IN A BETTER WAY

At Sound Agriculture we use an innovative life science approach to sustainably increase farming productivity. Our revolutionary products fight yield loss due to environmental stresses by amplifying nutrient use efficiency, drought tolerance, plant growth, and stress resilience. The result? Increased productivity and decreased reliance on fertilizers and other chemicals.

 

As the world’s population grows – reaching 9 billion in the next 30 years – a significant increase in food production will be needed. At the same time, current tools and approaches can have negative impacts on farm profitability and the long term health of the land. We believe there is a better way. Sound technology offers more cost efficient and sustainable solutions to tackle this issue.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Co-Founder, CEO

Eric Davidson, PhD

Eric started Sound to use his scientific expertise to tackle one of today’s most difficult agriculture problems – harvest loss from environmental stresses. Eric received his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Texas.

Co-Founder, CTO

Travis Bayer, PhD

Travis’ career has focused on understanding how to harness the diversity of natural systems to enable a more sustainable world. Previously, Travis was a faculty member in biochemistry at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London. He received his PhD from Caltech.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Ron Meeusen, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures

Clay Mitchell, Fall Line Capital

Colin Steen, Syngenta Ventures

Mike Wilbur, Cavallo Ventures

Travis Bayer, Sound Agriculture

Eric Davidson, Sound Agriculture

OUR SUPPORTERS