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Craig Piggott

Craig Piggott is Founder and CEO of Halter, a US/NZ company that set out to create the future of farming, through a commitment to reducing the intensive hours farmers work, supporting farmers to meet growing global food demand, enhancing animal welfare, and protecting our environment.

Halter has developed technology to modernise the dairy industry by physically moving and guiding animals under machine learning control.

Since its launch in 2016, Halter has grown to a team of 35 employees, whose work has received widespread recognition, investment from both New Zealand and American venture capitalists, and awards at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards. Craig was also a finalist for the 2018 New Zealand Hi-Tech Young Achiever Award and EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.