dream team

Dream Greens are grown by the innovative, passionate people at  AeroFarms, a sustainable indoor farming company. This greens family is committed to changing the way the world farms and eats. Meet a handful of our happy dream team below. 

April Agee Carroll, PhD

VP of R&D, Plant Professor

I enjoy using technology to improve how plants grow and thrive; also Disney World, yoga, and binge watching great TV shows
My favorite meal is pretty much anything that pairs well with pita bread
My dream is to make a real and lasting impact to Plant Biology
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because some of the smartest people I’ve ever met work here
My favorite Dream Green is experimental, but coming soon to a store near you!
Sayyid Johnson, Dream Greens Technician, Greens Whisperer
Sayyid Johnson

Technician, Greens Whisperer

I enjoy dancing, listening to music, watching scary movies.

My favorite meal is baked ziti. 

My dream is to end starvation across the world.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because one day we’re gonna help feed the entire world!

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Red Romaine. 

Brittany Barton

Sales & Marketing Manager, Seed to Shelf Supervisor

I enjoy cooking without following recipes, hugging trees, walking barefoot in the grass and singing Disney karaoke.
My favorite meal is Greens! and oysters, preferably while overlooking the beach.
My dream is for everyone to have access to affordable, nutritious food.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because we’re growing the BEST greens and providing a solution to fresh food all year round.
My favorite Dream Green is Pac Choi!
David Rosenberg, Dream Greens CEO
David Rosenberg

CEO, Chief Salad Maker

I enjoy hanging out with my family and teaching my kids new things.

My favorite meal is watercress and ruby streak salad with feta cheese, Mediterranean olives and roasted red peppers with olive oil.

My dream is to have a massive positive impact.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I get to work with great people every day on challenging problems that will change the world.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Ruby Streaks mustard green. 

Hannah Caswell, Dream Greens Marketing Coordinator, Community Champion
Hannah Caswell

Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Community Champion

I enjoy biking (particularly in Fall), camping, sitting around a campfire, and gluten-free baking experiments. 

My favorite meal is honey-lime sweet potato, black bean and corn tacos.

My dream is to have a world where the basic needs are humans are met, while respecting the Earth at the same time.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because not only are we working to create an innovative farming technique, but we are setting an example of how companies can both be socially and environmentally conscious.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Watercress!

Marc Oshima, Dream Greens CMO
Marc Oshima

CMO, Chief Flavor Officer

I enjoy going to the farmer’s market to shop and be inspired to cook with the highest quality ingredients and freshest produce.

My favorite meal is anything that brings family and friends together to enjoy and savor the moment.

My dream is to democratize access to good food that tastes great and is healthy and safe.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we are transforming agriculture to build responsible farms all over the world to impact positively humanity.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Watercress.

Samantha Neeno

Biological Engineer, Systems Superstar

I enjoy social dancing, live music, hiking, and painting!
My favorite meal is Vindaloo or Rendang Curry. Bring on the spices!
My dream is to actualize an agricultural system that prioritizes human and environmental wellbeing through appropriate and interdisciplinary applications of technology.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because they pursue their mission while embodying vision, courage, and integrity.
My favorite Dream Green is Baby Kale
Alex Rudnicki, Dream Greens Operations Coordinator
Alex Rudnicki

Operations Coordinator, Logistics Guru

I enjoy music, photography, cooking, and traveling.

My favorite meal is anything Thai. 

My dream is for friendship between all nations.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we’re forging a new industry.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Ruby Streaks.

Alina Zolotareva, RDN, Dream GreensMarketing Manager, Veggie Cheerleader
Alina Zolotareva, RDN

Marketing Manager, Veggie Cheerleader

I enjoy dancing salsa, trying vegetarian recipes, exploring new cities, writing love poems, hearing people’s stories, working on causes I believe in.

My favorite meal is vegetarian greens lasagna and anything chocolate!

My dream is for all people to have the equal opportunities to pursue their dreams.

I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because it allows me to contribute to so many important causes (sustainability, food access, community building) as well as my passion for healthy, delicious food and nutrition.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Watercress!

Lisa Newman, Dream Greens COO
Lisa Newman

COO, Head of Lettuce

I enjoy traveling the world with my family.

My favorite meal is a really good Chai Latte.

My dream is to responsibly produce locally grown, nutritious, beyond organic baby leafy greens in cities across the globe.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because of their focus on environmental and social responsibility with an economic lens.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Arugula.

Casey Higgins

Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Digital Dreamer

I enjoy running by the ocean, playing field hockey, trying new food, and making art.
My favorite meal is veggie burgers!
My dream is for everyone to know where their food is being grown.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because of the innovative work we are doing to improve our agriculture system.
My favorite Dream Green is baby watercress, on everything!!
Emilie Bacon, Harvesting & Packaging Manager
Emilie Bacon

Packaging Manager, Greens Traffic Controller

I enjoy cooking, hiking, singing, and eating our leafy greens!

My favorite meal is anything Thai!

My dream is to allow people globally be able to access produce. AeroFarms is making that happen.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because AeroFarms has great values with an invaluable mission. I love being part of the team, who all have that same mission. This is truly a special business. Knowing that we can provide tasty, local produce to places you wouldn’t normally see is fantastic!

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Arugula!

Carley Stein

Sales & Marketing Assistant, Salad Sharer

I enjoy being outside, listening to music, and a nice glass of tea.
My favorite meal is anything local.
My dream is for everyday to be earth day.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because the green revolution is inevitable!
My favorite Dream Green is baby watercress
Michael Fernandez, Lead Systems Engineer - Dream Greens
Michael Fernandez

Lead Systems Engineer, Tech Genius

I enjoy biking, metalworking, singing, woodworking, astronomy, and learning languages (human and computer).

My favorite meal is anything Tex-Mex.

My dream is to help create realistic and practical solutions for a sustainable world.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we have a great mission and even better people!

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Red Romaine.

 

Jess Karol, Junior Software Engineer, Tech Genius
Jess Karol

Software Engineer, Tech Genius too

I enjoy running, tennis, gardening and fermentation.

My favorite meal is farm fresh vegetables and local fish.

My dream is to create an agriculture system that is sustainable and to ensure all species have a habitat in which they can thrive.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I’m surrounded by amazing people who are passionately working toward a common goal.

My favorite Dream Green is Ruby Streaks.

Krishnan Hariharan

Purchasing Manager, Veggie Coordinator

I enjoy working with a highly talented team of scientists and Engineers
My favorite meal is Veggie Burrito
My dream is to use strategy instead of impulse – to look at long term impact, instead of short term gain!
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because of the culture, good academic team, the talented engineers and, of course, the challenges.
My favorite Dream Green is watercress.
Ed Harwood, PhD CSO, Inventor in Chief
Ed Harwood, PhD

CSO, Inventor in Chief

I enjoy sailing, snowshoeing, writing poetry, reading, family, and volunteering.

My favorite meal is oatmeal cookies. That’s a meal right?

My dream is peace.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because it has grown so big and has such great potential for global impact.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Ruby Streaks

Alejandra Lara Albeno, Technician - Dream Greens
Alejandra Lara Albeno

Technician, Keeper of the Growing Cloth

I enjoy dancing. 

My favorite meal is chicken with broccoli and rice.

My dream is to make the world a better place. 

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because they treat everyone with dignity and respect.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Kale. 

David Catarino, Research & Development - Dream Greens
David Catarino

Research & Development, Greens Whisperer

I enjoy games, walking, TV, and talking.

My favorite meal is pizza, chicken and mashed potatoes … not all at the same time.

My dream is to see everyone around the world eat a fresh slice of pizza.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I get to talk with amazing co-workers.

My favorite Dream Green is Baby Red Romaine. 

Albert Indyk

Engineer, Tech Tinkerer

I enjoy innovating future challenge opportunities.
My favorite meal is prawn cocktail followed by a grilled chicken sandwich.
My dream is to have no regrets in the paths my life’s journey takes me on.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because I work with amazing talent that all strive for success in pioneering our common future global challenge.
My favorite Dream Green is Baby Kale
Alex Hem

Operations Executive Analyst, Plant Problem Solver

I enjoy ultimate frisbee, basketball, and cooking!
My favorite meal is Dim sum– all the dumplings.
My dream is to be fluent in ASL.
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because I get to work with brilliant people to drive climate resiliency and food innovation.
My favorite Dream Green is Kale– crispy yet tender, sweet yet nutritious.
Dajaun Clarke, Dream Greens Operations
DaJuan Clarke

Operations, Greens Whisperer

I enjoy cooking.

My favorite meal is oxtails, peas, and rice.

My dream is to own my own restaurant and chain of food trucks

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because the company has such strong ideas for the future.

My favorite leafy green is Baby Kale.

Brian Carroll

Construction Manager, Horticulture Handyman

I enjoy Family Time & Weekend Trips
My favorite meal is Prime New York Strip Steak, Grilled Asparagus, and Potatoes
My dream is Family Health, a Gratifying Career, and Early Retirement
I’m excited to work for AeroFarms because of the A+ team members
My favorite Dream Green is Baby Arugula
Justin Zabilansky, Dream Greens Bioengineer
Justin Zabilansky

Bioengineer, Greens Whisperer

I enjoy cooking, reading, running.

My favorite meal is fish tacos.

My dream is to help preserve the Earth’s natural resources.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we are helping to provide fresh food to cities in a sustainable manner

My favorite leafy green is Baby Kale.