Caleb Harper

Principal Investigator and Director, Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAG), MIT Media Lab

Caleb Harper is the principal investigator and director of the Open Agriculture (OpenAG) Initiative at MIT Media Lab, where he leads a group of engineers, architects, and scientists in the exploration and development of future food systems. Prior to joining the Media Lab in 2011, Harper worked as an architect designing and developing data centers and health care and semi-conductor fabrication facilities. He has also consulted with multiple international development agencies, including USAID, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and the Delhi Development Authority on high-density urban development projects. Harper is a National Geographic Explorer and member of the World Economic Forum New Vision for Agriculture Transformation Leaders Network. 

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