GenZ Management Team

Charles W. Jepson – CEO

For over 20 years, Charles has been assisting early stage technology companies in all aspects of growth, development, and acquisition. Previously, he held multiple executive positions at private and public companies, including President and CEO of Extended Systems, Diligent Software, and Inference Corporation. He began his career at HP, where he held executive-level positions in finance, manufacturing, and Division General management.



Philip Ranger – CFO & VP of Operations

Phil joins GenZ with over 30 years of proven finance experience that encompasses start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. For the last seven years, he was Chief Operating Officer and CFO at IntelliQuote, and CFO at Synergex International and CleanWorld. Before that, he provided chief financial officer services for small and mid-size companies that have the need but not the resources for a full-time senior CFO.



Bill Coy – Executive Vice-President

Bill has been involved with business development in the aviation and software industries for the past 20 years. For the last four years, his focus has shifted to managing strategic planning and growth in the agricultural sector as precision chemical application technologies gain more prominence. Bill’s primary focus is to ensure GenZ partners are knowledgeable and successful when offering the Smart Sprayer series to their customers.



Ramon Alejandre – Director of Fabrication

Ramon has over a decade of experience in the sprayer industry, including spray application and fabrication. He has in-depth knowledge of traditional row sprayers, as well as expertise and know-how in implementing precision sprayer technology for the next generation of agricultural sprayers. Prior to joining GenZ, Ramon ran his own company focused on sprayer fabrication and servicing. 




Investors and Advisors
  • Grant Thompson – Founder and Chairman of the Board
  • Jim Parker – Board Member and VP of Operations
  • Philip Bradley – Board Member
  • Charles Bonner – Board Member
  • Kevin Learned Board Member
  • Treasure Valley Angel Fund
  • Capital City Angel Fund
  • Frontier Angel Fund
  • Greg Eger – Partner, Granum Partners
  • Barry Thompson, JD – Partner, Hogan Lovells