Scott Massey - CEO
While pursuing his B.S. at Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Certificate of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Scott exited a career as an engineer in the oil and natural gas industry and part time patent drafting for a local patent attorney to become a research engineer at the Purdue University Horticulture College under Dr. Cary Mitchell. This inspired him to found HELIPONIX© (formerly Hydro Grow) his senior year. He is responsible for overseeing next generation products, manufacturing operations, and overseeing the strategic plan of the entire business.
Ivan Ball - CTO
Ivan obtained his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology with a minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision at Purdue University. Throughout the completion of a 5 session Co-op during his undergraduate, Ivan advanced his knowledge with focus towards automation controls in a large scale food processing facility. The NASA research project sparked his fascination with the idea that anyone could continually grow their own produce without having to manually labor an outdoor garden. Ivan is responsible for the electrical hardware design, software/web development, and cloud network architecture.
Silicon Valley Boiler Innovation Group - Advisory Board
SVBIG in an organization that advises and mentors the top ventures and entrepreneurs from Purdue University. Engagement includes early ideas in the classroom through company formation and start-up to company liquidity event. SVBIG comprises professionals with proven experience in entrepreneurship, and with diverse expertise in areas such as venture capital, angel investing, startup leadership, venture finance, and early go-to-market experience in product and channels.
Bryan Lemon - Software Development Lead
Bryan Lemon has an extensive background in developing Smart Home and IoT systems. He has experience with backend development, website development, and android/iOS app development. Bryan Lemon also has experience with data mining, allowing us to better monitor and improve your growing experience.