Eric Eisele is the CEO and founder of GrowFlux, Inc, a leader in IoT controls and sensors for horticultural lighting, enabling any lighting manufacturer or integrator with the latest in intelligent horticultural lighting control. Eric leads a team developing breakthrough strategies for resource efficiency in controlled environment agriculture, improving profitability for cannabis growers, vertical farms, and greenhouses growing everything from food crops to plant made pharmaceuticals. He is credited with 12 US and international patents in connected LED lighting controls and sensing. Eric is in the unique position to collaborate with lighting brands across the industry as well as growers and designers to build farms of the future to feed a growing population in a changing world. Eric has a background in Materials and Electrical Engineering and is an avid horticulturalist.