Thinker, leader, software engineer, farmer. Improving the lives of plants, people, and the planet; Ask me how!
Pacifica, California, United States
What company does Scott Carroll work for?
Scott Carroll works for Plenty
What is Scott Carroll's role at Plenty?
Scott Carroll is Senior Staff Software Engineer
What industry does Scott Carroll work in?
Scott Carroll works in the Computer Software industry.
💼 Past Experience
When Scott Carroll was older, he “learnt to think with plants.” Scott started working with plants in 2002 when he was hired as a software engineer at the then start-up Plenty. Plenty was focused on helping farmers and landowners optimize their operations. The experience with Plenty changed Scott’s view of life.Most of the time he was working on making software that made life easier for farmers, but as he transitioned from working on a software project to leading a team of software engineers, he realized that his work was helping others improve their lives more than just making the software.“I started seeing myself as a leader,” he says. “I was helping people improve their lives and the lives of their families by making their gameplay more fun and strategies more flexible.”Scott and his team developed a system that helped farmers optimize their land, water use, and nutrients. They also developed an app that helps people view landscape data in real-time.The team won a “Best In Show” award at the Regional Water Show in Las Vegas and finished first in the “Best of the Best” category.Since then, Scott and his team have been working on a number of open-source projects. One of the projects they’ve worked on recently is Grasshopper, an app that helps farmers and farmers’ markets connect.The team is always looking for ways to improve the lives of plants, people, and the planet. Scott says he is always grateful for the opportunities that he has had to work with plants and the people around him.
Scott Carroll has a Master of Science in Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University (2006), and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Austin Peay State University (2001).
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Born and raised in a small town in central Nebraska, Scott Carroll started working on computers at the age of fourteen. He worked in the computer industry for many years before wound upradicalizing wholeheartedly with the sudden growth in sustainable agriculture and changed his career to focus on that. Nearly twenty years later, ScottCarroll is an experienced software engineer and farmer. He leads Plenty, a sustainable farm co-founded with his wife, a radiant Miami area organization working to help farmers and farm families sustainable, profitable, and water-efficient. At Plenty, he is working on a variety of projects, from developing a new crop-growing software to developing better irrigation systems. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, listening to music, or reading.In his professional life, Scott Carroll has been a thought leader and leader of software engineers. He has been driving innovation in sustainable agriculture, and has had a profound impact on the way people and the planet live. Scott Carroll is aFarmer, and leads Plenty, an organization working to help farmers and farm families sustainable, profitable, and water-efficient. He has a background in crop growing and irrigation, and has applied his knowledge to develop new crop-growing software, as well as better irrigation systems. Scott Carroll has been an indispensable part of the Gillmor team, and his contributions to that team have been overwhelmingly positive.Additionally, Scott Carroll is known for his interpersonal skills. He is an excellent listener, and is able toConnection with people to build meaningful relationships. He is also a great leader, mencing cigarettes out of one man’s mouth to improve productivity at a construction site and effective communication with mountains of information. Scott Carroll is deeply committed to his role as a Steward of the Earth, and deeply cares about the impact he has on the lives of people and the planet.
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
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