Ryan Hooks is a Entrepreneur/Creative Director that has worked on some of the most interesting ads, brands, music videos, and startup projects over the past 16 years. He created Plant Vision 8 years ago, while raising over $3.1mil to conduct research in the field of multispectral augmentation and Thermal AI. From building autonomous greenhouses to traveling 40 countries, he’s met and worked with many of the best minds around the globe.

Ryan is part of the Nvidia Inception program and has spoke at events from the UN to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. From phone, plane, to satellite (Theia) to create real-time hyperspectral Earth, to developing technology for Smallhold to grow the most nutritious mushrooms.


Ag/Sum Tokyo 2018: Japanese Ministry of Agriculture.
European Space Agency 2018: MELiSSA.
TOA Berlin, Germany 2018: Augmented Reality for Greenhouses.
United Nations SDG’s: Bonn, Germany 2018.
Ethereal Summit: NYC 2017.
Seeds & Chips: Milan, Italy 2017.
Summit at Sea: Miami 2017.


rhooks20 @ gmail.com