About us

Our mission is to optimize horticulture growth by providing the most efficient and intuitive horticultural lighting solution in the world

Careers at Agnetix

Our Team

In 2015, an expert in the agricultural growth industry met up with one of the biggest pioneers in advanced LED technologies - the result is new advanced technology in a water-cooled lighting system that will propel the controlled environment agricultural industry.

  • Dr. Lys is a renowned pioneer in LED lighting technologies. In 1997, he co-founded Color Kinetics (sold to Royal Philips in 2007 for $800m). He has published more than 150 patents and his groundbreaking work in advancing LED technology has shaped and propelled the LED lighting industry over the last two decades. In 2001, The Smithsonian Institution honored his work by adding Color Kinetics’ intelligent digital lighting technology to the permanent collection of the National Museum of American History. He thrives most when he is in his Lab perfecting a digital design that uniquely solves a problem. Dr. Lys received his Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Ihor Lys, PhD

    Co-Founder/CTO

  • Nick has over 20 years of experience in the agricultural industry with a proven track record of designing and building world-class systems and grow chambers.
    He is most comfortable when he can roll up his sleeves and overcome design and operational efficiency challenges for his clients.

    Nick Maderas

    Co-Founder

  • Our team designs leading-edge, liquid-cooled LED lighting systems using the latest in science & technology for rapid and healthy growth of indoor agriculture.
  • Jordan is a veteran in the high tech supply chain automation industry and has spent 23 years in key leadership roles within the OEM, Distribution and Integration Channel Ecosystems.
    Prior to joining Agnetix, he served 9 years as Sr. Director Enterprise Sales for a $4B business unit of Honeywell International.

    Jordan Miles

    CEO

  • Cristina is a seasoned marketer with over 22 years of experience in building global brands and developing award-winning product platforms. She thrives most when building marketing strategies for fast-growing start-ups that are driving world-class industry improvements. Ms. Rodrigues earned a BS from Providence College and an MBA from Babson College.

    Cristina Rodrigues

    VP Marketing

  • Troy Robson

    Troy is a cultivation expert with over 10 years of industry knowledge including hands-on experience as a Master Grower for Memorable Trees, a boutique cultivation facility in Los Angeles. Troy has 25 years’ experience in program/account management, client services, and multichannel optimization that spans across multiple industries including the Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Distribution, Telecommunications, and Media/Entertainment. Troy is also a Board Member and former Executive Director of the Los Angles League of Arts, a charitable organization focused on fostering community by helping facilitate the creative process through public art, education, and events.

    Troy Robson

    VP Sales

  • Elisa is a seasoned Operations professional with over 30 years corporate experience. Her expertise is in Accounting, Finance, and Business Operations specializing in Strategy, Metrics & Analysis, Budgeting & Expense Management, Forecasting, and Risk Assessment. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Master in Public Administration (MPA), Certification in Project Management (CPM), and Certification in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Elisa spent 9 years serving the community as an EMT, and now enjoys her time with family, her 2 Labradors, distance running, cycling, and hunt seat equitation.

    Elisa Danielson

    VP Finance and Operations

  • Eric is a cannabis entrepreneur at heart. He has designed, developed, entitled, and operated four successful commercial indoor cannabis facilities. He draws upon 24 years of cannabis cultivation experience, including 15 years as a lead/principal in the commercial indoor cannabis setting. Eric also founded ButterBrand in 2014 becoming one of the first companies to package and brand flower in jars in California. Prior to founding ButterBrand, he enjoyed entrepreneurial success in the Real Estate & Construction sectors. Eric attended Purdue University majoring in Building Construction Technology.

    Eric Battuello

    Regional Manager - US West

  • Dr Wooten brings 25 years of experience in the research, design and hands-on manufacturing of custom building assemblies. He is an alumnus of UC Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley, where he studied semiotics and linguistics, and worked for many years in top custom cabinetry, window and door shops in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    David Wooten, PhD

    Director of CAD

  • Andrea Ebbing

    Andrea is a business development expert with over 15 years of experience in brand development and corporate growth strategy. Prior to joining Agnetix, Andrea was recognized as a “Key Change Leader” for developing a new, go-to-market strategy which doubled gross profit for a leading B2B LED Lighting Manufacturer. During her time as Marketing Manager for W Hotels, Andrea was recognized as a “Global Contributor” for her innovative revenue enhancement and cost optimization strategies. In addition launching a full-service marketing agency, Hard Cover High Gloss, Andrea has enhanced revenue and exposure opportunities for a wide variety of brands including Starwood, Marriott, Hard Rock, Rolex, Chanel, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, VH1, and many more.

    Andrea Ebbing

    CRM Director

Agnetix is a dynamic team of makers and doers. We are always interested in fresh new talent to join our team.

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Take advantage of PG&E incentives

CA residents have access to rebates and On-Bill Financing through PG&E that significantly reduce start-up costs.

Example:

100 Agnetix A3 lights at $1,640

$164,000

17% Rebate*$27,880
$136,120
Interest-Free for 5 yrs**

5 Year cost* = $2,269/Month

* Varies by customer

** On-Bill Financing up to $100,000

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