Welcome to Season 5 Episode 3
Consider walking into a supermarket, placing your order for fruit & vegetables and then getting them picked fresh from the rooftop garden. Today’s guest is Brandon Miller from Sprout Stack and that is exactly his vision for the future. His engineering has the potential to completely revolutionise the way society experiences food.
maybe it would get to a point that the technology would get so simple that stores could just have their own vertical farms built into as part of the stores
About Brandon Miller
Brandon Miller is the CTO and Senior Electronics Design Engineer at Sprout Stack, a vertical hydroponics farm based on the Northern Beaches. Spout Stack is revolutionizing how fresh produce is grown and distributed by optimizing growing conditions and shortening the time from harvest to market. Brandon moved to Australia from the States in 2017 with his wife and two cats. Brandon holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on embedded electronics from Michigan Technological University.
In the States, Brandon worked for Alliance Laundry Systems, the world leader in commercial laundry equipment. During his five years at the company, he was in charge of their line of top-load washers. These products include any Speed Queen top-load washer that can be spotted in hotels, hospitals, laundromats, and on-premises laundry worldwide.
Brandon has used the engineering experience developing quality products at Alliance and his passion for technology to scale automation at Sprout Stack and grow yields. He is grateful to be growing plants more effectively with an amazing team and the ambitious goal of feeding more people every year.
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