Julian Sanchez

Director, Emerging Technology, John Deere

Julian Sanchez, Ph.D., is a John Deere Fellow, and the Director of Emerging Technologies in the Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) at John Deere. Julian’s team focuses on researching, developing, and supporting the deployment of Deere’s next generation technologies to improve customer profitability and sustainability. As a seasoned technologist he has made significant contributions at John Deere including the establishment of UX capabilities and the early deployment of digital solutions in agriculture. Julian holds over 20 patents and has published dozens of peer-reviewed studies in the areas of aviation, agriculture, and medical devices. He earned his bachelor’s in industrial engineering and master’s in industrial and systems engineering from Florida International University and his Ph.D. in human factors from Georgia Institute of Technology.