AXONS, Thailand’s leading Agri-Tech company, and “42 Bangkok”, a world-class coding and programming institute under King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop next generation of Agri-Tech programmers to accelerate the digital transformation in the country’s agricultural sector.
The MoU was signed by Sunsern Samaisut, Managing Director and Executive of AXONS, and The Acting President of KMITL, Associate Professor Komsan Maleesee. Pimonrat Reephattanavijitkul, Chief People Officer at CP Foods, and Assistant Professor Chaiyan Jettanasen Ph.D. ,Excutive Director of 42 Bangkok (Acting), were also attended the ceremony.
Sunsern Samaisut, Managing Director and Executive of AXONS, said that the collaboration aims at producing developers and programmers with great understanding on agriculture and food businesses. 42 Bangkok’s students will have the opportunity to learn from real-life scenarios that correspond to agricultural business trends. Also, the students will be trained and gained first-hand experience of the Agri-Tech sector from AXONS experts who will guide them toward their full potential.
“Programmers will learn and develop Agri-Tech solutions based on actual business cases, which will be advantageous to both the farmers and the programmers themselves. In addition, we will be able to produce developers with the right skills for the industry. This will be a turning point and speed up Thailand’s agricultural sector’s digital transformation. With a boost from technologies and IT solutions, we believe that Thailand has a potential to be a leader in the modern-day agriculture,” said Mr. Sansern.
The Acting President of KMITL, Associate Professor Komsan Maleesee, said that this project is in line with 42 Bangkok’s objectives, which focuses on cultivating talents who will develop tools and services to meet market demands in order to increase the country’s competitiveness.
42 Bangkok is one of 42 Network, an innovative coding institute with branches across the globe. The school offers a unique educational program that was designed to develop the skills needed to jumpstart a career as programmers and developers.