by | Dec 15, 2022 | Ask The Experts

We’ve assembled a panel of experts to discuss why indoor farms are failing.

On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, our panel of industry experts identified some of the challenges facing growers and operators, and recommended strategies that indoor farms can implement to help them maintain performance and profitability through difficult times.

Meet our panel of guests:

Jamie Burrows

Jamie Burrows is the Founder and CEO of Vertical Future – a vertical farming technology and R&D company with a strong global presence. Prior to founding Vertical Future, Jamie worked in Life Sciences at EY, Deloitte, and the UK Department of Health. Additionally, Jamie is a graduate of the prestigious Leadership Enrichment and Development (LEAD) programme at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and holds an Honorary Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from Buckingham University, and a Masters in Energy, Trade, and Finance from Cass Business School, London.


David Flynn is the General Manager at AmplifiedAg. In his current role at the company, David applies his expertise in operations, manufacturing, and technology to help indoor farming facilities share operational information and make data-driven solutions that continue the evolution of indoor agriculture across the globe.


Rob Imbeault is a serial entrepreneur, most recognized for co-founding the unicorn, Assent Compliance, which focused on supply chain environmental and social compliance. Rob is a critically-acclaimed author of two books and most recently co-founded Adapt AgTech – a mushroom-focused network of containerized vertical farms.

This event originally aired on December 14th, 2022 at 1:00 PM EDT and was hosted by Erika Parente, Director of Farming-as-a-Service at Cultivatd.