S1E13: 013 Michelle Bonahoom - Lighting the Way Forward: How Heilux is Impacting the AgTech Industry
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Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show Interim CEO at Heilux, Michelle Bonahoom. In this episode, Harry and Michelle talk all about what’s happening in the world of lighting and it’s impact on the vertical farming industry. Michelle discusses her decision to take on the role of Interim CEO at Heilux, the impact Covid-19 has had on her consulting business and what excites her the most about the future of AgTech.
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03:01 – Harry welcomes Michelle Bonahoom to the show to discuss her role at Heilux and the different technologies they develop for the vertical farming industry
08:13 – How Heilux works to address their clients’ challenges
12:39 – Michelle speaks to product development and the genesis of her entrepreneurial journey
15:51 – Where Michelle developed her passion for helping small businesses
21:36 – How Heilux operates within the vertical farming and indoor AgTech industry
27:38 – Michelle talks about the upcoming Vertical Farming Congress, where she will be a guest speaker
29:22 – Michelle discusses how Covid-19 has impacted her consulting business and Heilux
34:35 – What excites Michelle the most about the future of vertical farming
36:24 – A tough question Michelle has had to ask herself lately and where listeners can follow Michelle and Heilux
“Covid-19 is an unfortunate event, but I think it’s bringing a lot of awareness to us in the industry or to others as to the need to solve some of the gaps in the food supply chain challenges.” (32:26)
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