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

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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.

Our team designs leading-edge, liquid-cooled LED lighting systems using the latest in science & technology for rapid and healthy growth of indoor agriculture.

  • Ihor Lys

    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 200 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


  • Jordan Miles

    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


  • Elisa Danielson

    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 Danielson


  • Kevin Cheng

    Bio coming soon.

    Kevin Cheng


  • Sanaz Jarolmasjed, PhD

    Dr. Sanaz Jarolmasjed has over five years of experience applying image processing and data analysis to solve challenging problems in agriculture. She is an established contributor to phenomics research with nine peer-reviewed publications accumulating ~300 citations and frequent presentations at national conferences.

    Sanaz Jarolmasjed, PhD

    Director of Biological and Vision Systems

  • Paul Wanis

    With over 20 years of electrical, firmware and software engineering experience and a background in developing acoustic instruments used for scientific measurements and military navigation, Paul brings a unique perspective on data collection that will drive innovation for horticulture. He has a proven track record in leading systems engineering teams and in deploying customer-centric, cutting-edge technologies to market. Paul will work closely with global cultivators to develop new insightful solutions for robust and efficient horticultural plant growth.

    Paul Wanis

    VP Engineering

  • Robert McCoy

    Robert’s IT career began in the buyer’s seat as a Network Administrator at the Los Angeles Superior Court. Now, after more than 25 years in IT sales roles, it’s that experience from the customer’s perspective which has helped him succeed. A specialist in industrial automation and computer systems, Robert’s focus at Agnetix is to help design and implement advanced horticulture lighting systems. Robert is a UCLA graduate and a Southern California native.

    Robert McCoy

    Sales Engineer

  • Aaron Baillie

    Bio coming soon.

    Aaron Baillie

    Sales Engineer

  • Amir Abed

    Bio coming soon.

    Amir Abed

    Electrical Design Engineer

  • Derek Zimmermann

    Derek earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Redlands and a Master's degree in Computer Software Engineering from the University of Southern California. He supports the entire team with both in-field and behind the computer knowledge of the Agnetix system.

    Derek Zimmermann

    Systems Support Manager

  • Phillip Leeder

    Phillip has been a professional Cultivator of cannabis since 1994 and has constructed over 50 growing operations large and small. He is highly experienced in Deep Water Culture, Hydroponic all types, Aeroponics, and Aquaponics. Phillip's cultivation success has garnered him numerous awards and he's been featured in industry publications (Nug magazine & High times).

    Phillip Leeder

    Operations / Cultivation Manager

  • Craig Morreale

    Bio coming soon.

    Craig Morreale

    Director of Marketing

  • Bella Tesoro

    Bella is a San Diego State University graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and over six years of experience in the cannabis industry. She aims to use her knowledge in both business and growing experience to help make Agnetix thrive.

    Bella Tesoro

    Sales Operations Manager

  • Keith Zeber

    Bio coming soon.

    Keith Zeber

    VP Sales

  • David Cooper

    David has more than 15 years of sales and strategy experience in financial services and more than 5 years of consulting experience in the Cannabis industry. He is a results-driven leader with a passion for superior customer service and a great sense for new business development opportunities. David adeptly combines his product knowledge and quick assessment skills to determine the ideal solution for each diverse client in search of their goals.

    David Cooper

    Strategic Account Manager

  • Roger Hess

    Bio coming soon.

    Roger Hess

    Field Technician

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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