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IrriGreen, Inc.

IrriGreen Software Revolutionizes Irrigation & Reduces Water Use by 50%.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Edina, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website irrigreen.com

Company Summary

IrriGreen tackles one of our largest and most costly problems, lack of water. Over half of the water used for landscape irrigation is wasted due to inefficient mechanical sprinklers. The Genius® Irrigation System is a patented combination of software, hardware and services. IrriGreen digital efficiency cuts water use in half and creates a 100% ROI for our customers. IrriGreen has over 200 installations with 50 contractors in 20 states.


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    CEO and Founder

    Gary brings the innovation of inkjet precision from his background as VP of Technology at Fargo Electronics. Fargo had a successful exit to HID Global for $325M in 2006. While at Fargo, he authored more than 35 US patents and guided the design, development and introduction of more than 20 high-tech printers. Gary invented the IrriGreen Genius® System. Genius is the first fundamental change in irrigation system design in the last 40 years.

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    Jeffrey started-up and ran his own engineering company applying his experience to taking care of IrriGreen customers. Jeffrey directs the operations for IrriGreen including strategic planning, financial planning and our customer service experience. As CEO of Transfomation Systems, Inc. he took the company from start-up to $10M. At Huntingdon USA he merged and grew 3 R&D Divisions from $2.5M/yr to $10M/yr, and his early years were at Dow Chemical.

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    Sales & Marketing

    Ray started-up and ran his wholesale business before working at Eaton and US bank. He is the IrriGreen evangelist, leads IrriGreen’s marketing and brings strong business acumen to the IrriGreen team. He developed and managed product launches and web based marketing programs for Eaton. At US Bank he managed the successful launch of a new mobile smartphone banking app to millions of customers. He also has 10 years of successful business ownership.

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    Manufacturing and Finance

    Tom worked with Gary at Fargo and is the IrriGreen manufacturing Guru. Tom was there at Fargo’s $325M successful exit to HID Global as VP of Manufacturing where he led efficient, quality manufacturing practices to streamline costs. Gary invented products and Tom made them, efficiently. He has successfully set up international sourcing strategies in Asia and Europe. Tom is the primary interface with IrriGreen’s strategic contract manufacturer.

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    Software and App Development

    Kelly makes sure our software systems talk seamlessly together from underground to the cloud, and his passion for software systems has raised our level of innovation. He has over 33 years of experience in software development, mobile apps and Internet-based applications. As VP Mobile Products at PeopleNet he introduced new mobile platform products, including a tablet PC that was selected as Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s Top 20 Product for 2011.


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