Eric R. Sannerud is a farmer, thinker, and entrepreneur. Eric is co-founder and CEO of Mighty Axe Hops, a specialty Minnesota hops farm he founded on his 4th generation family farm. His first collection of poetry, Keep Your Eye Out, explores the reality and absolute sweetness of the farming life. Eric is a Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal 40 Under 40 and a Minnesota Business Magazine Top 35 young entrepreneurs. He is a member of the Minneapolis Hub of the Global Shapers, a Udall Scholar, and a Fellow of the Future.