Speaker Bio


Robert Eddy

Robert Eddy

Consultant, CEA Consultancy

Former Greenhouse Manager at Purdue University for 20 years, Eddy was responsible for hundreds of controlled environment agriculture studies involving flowering, food and medicinal species in both greenhouses and indoor grow rooms. His greenhouse optimization protocols have been downloaded over 60,000 times in 52 countries. He served on design teams for Purdue's automated plant imaging center; an underground growth room in a limestone mine; a tiered grow room, and multiple campus greenhouses. As founder of CEA Consultancy LLC, he has consulted for Dow AgroSciences, Novozymes, BrightFarms, AeroFarms and other hydroponic and cannabis operations. He has written sustainable, science-based cultivation plans for cannabis licenses awarded in Missouri and West Virginia and serves as national Director of Agriculture for Rookwood Holdings, LLC.