Sean Thompson is Manager of the Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production (TACLP) at Olds College. TACLP offers resources and services required to move the livestock industry’s technology needs forward, focused on production efficiency, animal health and welfare, and environmental sustainability. To facilitate and accelerate adoption of new technology, TACLP provides field-testing of technologies in farm-like conditions, assisting companies with testing feed, genetics and precision livestock farming technology. Sean has a background in beef cattle management, nutrition and genetics. He holds an MSc in beef cattle nutrition from the University of Manitoba and has extensive experience managing research projects at post-secondary institutions. Prior to joining Olds College, Sean served as Feed Industry Liaison at the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a livestock specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.