About us

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

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 cool new advanced technology in a 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/CEO

  • 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

    VP Global Sales

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    Business Development Manager

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