After graduating from Toulouse Business School with a Master Degree in Management, Thomas Grandperrin, co-founder of UAV-IQ, has dedicated himself to building solutions for the agriculture industry with a focus on human factors. While pursuing his professional goals of reducing human workload and improving the efficiency and sustainability of the industry, he has worked closely with farmers, grower associations, exporters, research institutes and government agencies from four continents. He has gained invaluable insights into the needs of the agriculture industry and has consistently developed solutions to address them with a blend of new technologies.

Since 2012, he has been leading the User Experience (UX) design of several agriculture software and mobile applications, specializing in addressing the specific challenges of utilizing software while conducting remote fieldwork.

He has been with UAV-IQ since 2015 where his talents are being applied to its mobile applications as well as the business’s marketing and business development efforts. As part of the company’s effort to educate growers on sustainability practices, he is a guest writer for two of the most renowned fresh industry journals, FreshFruitPortal (in English) and Portal Fruticola (in Spanish).

Originally from the Provence region of France, Thomas is now based in Barcelona and speaks French, Spanish and English.

True to his philosophy of paying forward to a local community, he is a lead organizer of Startup Weekend in Spain, helping other entrepreneurs to solve some of our main important sustainability challenges. During his spare time, you’ll either find him rock climbing, hiking or volunteering in a local urban farm.