the growgenics team

MEET THE TEAM WHO POWERS GROWGENICS
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Chief executive officer

Richard Genga

Entrepreneur and pioneer in development and application of advanced LED horticultural lighting and integrated control systems. 35+ years in engineering, product development, and business development. Currently holds 14 patents.

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The Growgenics CORE TEAM built Growgenics from the ground up with their combined experience of over 100 years in product and business development.

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Hamid Pishdadian

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

An award-winning electrical engineer, Mr. Pishdadian holds over 20 patents. An expert in  expertise include computerscience, electrical engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence. 

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Joseph Anter

VP OF

Business

Development

 Sales operations leadership expert who turns analysis into insight and action. 30+ years in business development in emerging high-growth markets, facilitating the launch of new ventures, products, and services.  

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Julian Quinones

BUSINESS

ADVISOR

Mr. Julian Quinones is a cell & molecular biologist with nearly 10 years of experience in biotech - over 8 years of which he has spent at Moderna, helping to take the company from a start-up with less than 20 employees to the world leader in messenger RNA therapeutics that we know today. Mr. Quinones consults with Growgenics as a scientist & sustainable agriculture entrepreneur.

Rhett Jordan

Global Business Development Strategist

Mr. Rhett Jordan is the founder of Native Roots, one of the largest and most successful dispensary chains in the world. Rhett is driving Growgenics' strategic growth initiatives to become the premier advanced horticultural lighting product across the globe.

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The Growgenics ADVISING TEAM has extensive experience in business, research, and the legal cannabis cultivation market. They guide and advise the Growgenics team in business endeavors.

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Jeff Lowry

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Jeff Lowry has been working in the Digital Advertising field for over 12 years.  In 2015 Jeff started a full-service Digital Advertising agency that has experienced exponential year over year growth, every year since its creation. Mr. Lowry is a trusted business advisor for Growgenics.

Botany

Consultant

Dr. Brian Maynard

Dr. Maynard received his PhD from Cornell University and is currently the University of RI's Department Chair of the Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology.   Dr. Maynard provides guidance in Growgenics' R&D efforts.

Mr. Peter Wild is a talented entrepreneur with several successful start-ups.  He is the founder & CEO of Arborjet, founder and owner of the  Boston Tree Preservation, and Growgenics' trusted business advisor.

Peter Wild

Business Advisor

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Jarid Turner

Controlled Environmental Agriculture Consulting Engineer

Mr. Turner, a graduate of Northeastern University, has developed his expertise as a mechanical engineer over the last 10 years, including work with a major CEA company in New England. Mr. Turner consults with Growgenics as an expert in the field of CEA.

Chris Ebersberg

EXPERT ENERGY CONSULTANT

Mr. Ebersberg is an expert in renewable energy. He has worked with companies such as Solsource Solar, SolarCity/Tesla, and Sunrun, and taught at Red Rocks Community College - Renewable Energy Department. With a general contracting background and renewable energy integration, he entered the cannabis arena to use his knowledge to help growers.

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The Growgenics CONSULTING TEAM has helped Growenics to grow and change with their particular expertise, whether in technology, horticulture, or business development. 

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