Olson, Aric

Jain Irrigation
Breakout Session: Agriculture
Aric Olson, the president of Jain Irrigation, Inc. (Fresno, CA) has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration to go along with 15+ years of manufacturing company experience in which he held responsibilities for manufacturing, distribution, engineering, sales & marketing, and human resources. He is a certified Six-Sigma Black Belt and Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence from the American Society of Quality. He is a Certified Supply Chain Professional and Certified in Production and Inventory Management by APICS, the Association for Operations Management. Additionally, he is a Certified Agricultural Irrigation Specialist and Certified Irrigation Designer by the Irrigation Association. He has been a member of Jain Irrigation’s management team responsible for successfully integrating 3 major acquisitions into the leading global micro-irrigation company in the world, in the last six years. He is a Vice President, Director, and a member of the Executive Committee for the Irrigation Association and a founding member of Blue Tech Valley. He also supports the local community with service on the Fresno County Workforce Investment Board as a Director and Executive Committee member. Aric lives in Fresno, CA, the USA headquarters for Jain Irrigation, Inc., with his wife and two young sons.