Welcome to StevTech - Using Drones in Agriculture

About Us

As the leading provider for agricultural drone and data services in Australia, we are dedicated to delivering unique drone based data solutions to our clients.

Farmers face many challenges in optimising yield and minimising costs. We bring the best technology from around the globe and deliver optimal solutions to real-world farming problems.

Our team is passionate about developing cutting-edge solutions that meet the needs of farmers right now. So, if a solution doesn’t exist, we’ll create one.

Some of the services we offer include ‘green on green’ weed detection, ‘green on brown’ weed detection, collection and analysis of replicated trial plots, orchard and vineyard mapping, and much more.

How do we differ from other drone companies?  We are a specialist Agricultural data company that uses high-resolution drone data, analysed with artificial intelligence software to target issues like never before.

Established in 2016, StevTech has built a reputation for excellence in agricultural drone technology solutions. We are proud to have served various types of clients of all shapes and sizes across the agricultural industry.

Our Story

StevTech is much more than an agricultural drone company and this is part of our story.

Our Team

Tristan Steventon

Tristan Steventon

Director

Stevtech was founded in 2016 by Tristan, a former Australian Army Officer with 20 years of military service. Before the military, Tristan grew up on the family farm between Parkes and Dubbo, NSW. Having worked with the most high-tech drones and sensors available on the planet he understands that their true utility is in their ability to enhance timely and accurate decision making. Tristan enjoys seeking out the most sophisticated technologies and bringing them to Australian farmers in a simple and common sense way.

Steven Brown

Data and Operations Manager

Having completed a Bachelor of Aviation (Management) at UNSW in 2013, Steven has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the aviation industry. Steven enjoys combining the various technologies involving drones, multi-spectral mapping, surveying with software. Equipped with this, he is able to bring value into the business to deliver what you need in the best possible way.

Vicki Edwards

Administration and Coordination

After spending the first part of her career as a Communications Specialist in the Royal Australian Navy, Vicki embarked on her ‘second act’ representing several well-known global brands in account management and business development roles. Her experience spans many industries including I.T, consumer electronics, and commercial and industrial lighting. Vicki has a passion for building great relationships in business and going the extra mile for her clients.

James Forsyth

Drone Pilot

James grew up on a farm in Central West NSW and left to join the Royal Australian Navy for 12 years. His time in the Navy gave him valuable skills and abilities that will serve the agriculture industry well. James is an avid tech user, loves being outdoors and part of a team - the perfect combination for a professional drone pilot and data analyst.

Geoff Joyce​

Drone Pilot

Geoff is passionate about what drones bring to organisations in terms of cost savings and increased productivity. Geoff works as a drone instructor with the well known and highly reputable Institute for Drone Technology. Geoff brings a wealth of cross-industry drone experience to StevTech and works with Stevtech in a contracting capacity.

Reanna Steventon

Legal, Risk and HR

With a background in insurance and policy law, Reanna brings a depth of knowledge of risk management, the policy implications of emerging technologies and an enthusiasm to embed StevTech within the local community.

Anthony Steventon

Agricultural Advisor

As a career farmer, Anthony knows what works and what doesn’t. He brings local knowledge and subject matter expertise to a broad range of farming issues. His knowledge and abilities ensure StevTech remains wedded to concepts that are immediately practical and will benefit his fellow farmers.

Chris Howell

Chief Technical Officer

Chris is a computer scientist who focuses on artificial intelligence and quantum computing. He served for almost a decade as a Commando in the Australian Army. He graduated cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities in 2014. He holds a Master of Computing from the Australian National University, where he focused on AI planning and decision-making. Currently, Chris is pursuing his PhD in Quantum Computing at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is intensely curious and enjoys growing his library.

Tuyen Nguyen

Computer Vision Engineer

Tuyen holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Aizu, Japan.. Currently deep into his Ph.D. journey at the University of Technology Sydney, diving headfirst into Quantum Machine Learning. His research focuses on the intersection of quantum computing and artificial intelligence, aiming to pioneer novel approaches to problem-solving. He is deeply passionate about leveraging technology to address real-world challenges.

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