Speaker Bio

Damian Solomon

Damian Solomon

Owner, Plant Geek Consulting

Solomon has over 20 years of experience in greenhouse management, traditional horticulture and controlled environment growing systems. He has worked for companies like Eurofresh Farms (one of North America’s largest hydroponic greenhouse operations), Grimmway Farms (one of North America’s largest farming companies), and DeRuiter Seeds/Monsanto (global seed company specializing in greenhouse specific vegetable seeds). Since 2014 he has been involved in the commercial cannabis industry as Director of Cultivation & Ag Technology for MedMen, where he leveraged his vast experience in controlled environments to bring best-of-class procedures, processes and technology into the cannabis space. Recently, Solomon left MedMen to start his own horticultural consulting company, Plant Geek Consulting, LLC as he saw a compelling opportunity to offer his years of understanding, insight and horticultural expertise to his clients. He has travelled the world visiting greenhouses and speaking with growers to share agronomic advice and experience and provide high-level consulting services. Solomon is well known in the industry and considered an expert in the field of controlled environment agriculture. Solomon holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Plant Sciences/Crop Production from the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture. In 2015, he was recognized by University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and awarded the CEAC Mission Award for outstanding leadership and exemplary service in Controlled Environment Agriculture. Solomon is forward thinking and loves to blend the art of growing crops with applied technology to optimize results.


Master Large-Scale Cultivation

April 1 @ 2:35 PM

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