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. 

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. 

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

Associate Sales & Marketing Manager, 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 of 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.

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!

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.

 

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. 

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.

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.

John Tarter

Automation Engineer

I enjoy golfing

My favorite meal is seafood

My dream is to retire in Fiji

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because of new technology

My favorite leafy green is arugula

Fabian Schvartzman

Strategic Research and Technology Development Lead

I enjoy playing the piano, International travel, SCUBA diving

My favorite meal is a good juicy steak

My dream is to have a vegan/vegetarian product that would taste as good as my steak

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we’re changing the world and making it more sustainable

My favorite leafy green is microgreens spicy mix

Enrique Rodriguez

Chief of Staff

I enjoy baseball, instant photography, learning new languages, vexillology, and Texas

My favorite meal is sunday dinner with friends and family

My dream is to witness the Texas Rangers win a World Series in my lifetime

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we are not just reimagining the way we think of food – we are actually reinventing the way we think of food.

My favorite leafy green is mustard greens

Chris Bowe

Construction Manager

I enjoy getting together with good friends, playing sports (basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, rock climbing), reading / podcasts, destroying my competition in video and board games, and relaxing with my dog after a long day.

My favorite meal is [insert food item] wrapped in bacon.

My dream is to retire early and travel the world on a permanent vacation.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we are changing the world of agriculture and solving problems we have only just begun to feel as a society.

My favorite leafy green is baby arugula!

Ingrid M. Williams

PHR, Head of People

I enjoy listening to live music and time spent with my family. I also enjoy the beach.

My favorite meal is spinach Lasagna

My dream is to help other single parents realize their dreams.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I enjoy people and solving problems

My favorite leafy green is kale

Samentha Evans Toor

Quality Assurance Tech

I enjoy learning new things

My favorite meal is apple pecan salad

My dream is to be an inspiration for many

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we are the worlds most innovative company.

My favorite leafy green is spring mix

Dan Denisoff

Production and Operations

I enjoy ballroom dancing and Alabama football (Roll Tide!)

My favorite meal is anything French… especially if it includes Foie Gras

My dream is anything to do with travel

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because it is a great company with great people

My favorite leafy green is spicy microgreens

Cathy Cortes

Sales & Marketing Manager

I enjoy exploring new cities, practicing yoga, trying new foods

My favorite meal is chicken and waffles

My dream is to make the world a better place

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because of the amazing people and the innovative work that the company is pursuing.

My favorite leafy green is baby watercress

Mihir Shah

Financial Analyst

I enjoy yoga, jiu-jitsu, calisthenics, kayaking, hiking, basketball, ultimate frisbee and poker.

My favorite meal is buddha bowls – delicious and healthy!

My dream is for social justice movements to work together to create a compassionate world.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because vertical farming is going to play a vital role in the future of food.

My favorite leafy green is baby spicy spring mix – Spice up your life!

Anthony Gulotta

VP Finance/Controller

I enjoy photography

My favorite meal is stone crabs with some bread

My dream is to try to live a healthier life

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because our future generations will not be feed unless technologies like ours succeed

My favorite leafy green is arugula

Kathleen DeBrota

Associate Plant Scientist

I enjoy biking, gardening, plant collecting, and cooking fun new recipes.

My favorite meal is anything spicy and flavorful, especially dim sum or noodles.

My dream is to make a positive difference toward making our world greener and our everyday processes more sustainable.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I get to help solve interesting and multidisciplinary challenges while contributing to the future of sustainable urban farming – a field I am passionate about!

My favorite leafy green is baby arugula

Nick Barclay

Mechanical Engineer

I enjoy taking big ideas and making them real

My favorite meal is a big bowl of Dream Greens with all the toppings.

My dream is to see large swaths of farmland created from deforestation return to the wild.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I believe in the company mission, water conservation is important to me.

My favorite leafy green is arugula

Jack Pitts

Research assistant

I enjoy listening to and playing music

My favorite meal is eggs benedict

My dream is to leave the Earth better than I found it

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because we will make the world a better place

My favorite leafy green is baby kale

Tim Bender

VP of Engineering and Construction

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends

My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs

My dream is To play golf at Augusta National Golf Club

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because of the great products they produce

My favorite leafy green is baby arugula

Aaron Matias

Horticulturalist

I enjoy music, playing guitar, and chess

My favorite meal is pizza without a doubt

My dream is to further study engineering and travel the world, building things.

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because the technology is super exciting. The opportunities to make the world a better place are much more prevalent here than anywhere else.

My favorite leafy green is kale. I make smoothies.

Tonia Stigeler

Office Manager

I enjoy helping people, gardening, flowers, volunteering, traveling to crazy places, all kinds of music and laughing

My favorite meal is spaghetti with home grown tomato sauce and serious salads with flare… meaning the kind you add all kinds of stuff to, like avocado, mushrooms, tomatoes, feta cheese, olives, parsley, basil, etc

My dream is to help people and make a difference in their lives

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I sincerely believe in their mission and values

My favorite leafy green is baby arugula

Shardendu Singh

Senior Lead Scientist

I enjoy playing with children, long drives, running/hiking, reading, watching movies and new documentaries

My favorite meal is typical Indian food with salad

My dream is to provide science-based solutions to the sustainable food production problems

I’m excited to work with AeroFarms because I get to work with the team full of energy and passion to produce the best plant/food naturally by utilizing expertise in science and technologies

My favorite leafy green is baby arugula and many more…