Team Leadership

The Grow-Ray team is composed of plant physiologists, electrical engineers, serial entrepreneurs and LED lighting experts who have more than 30 years of combined experience in photobiology and LED controls. Beyond a lighting company, the Grow-Ray community offers strategic solutions to maximize production yield. Grow-Ray is on the cutting edge of science, constantly developing new features and bringing better solutions to its customers.



Ivan Kruglak


Ivan Kruglak, CEO of PhytoSynthetix, is an electrical engineer with a professional career as an entrepreneur and inventor. He’s responsible for the successful development of over 50 separate products, from idea to execution and commercial production. Ivan founded and later sold two successful companies in the field of electronics. Continued…

Jeff Hohensee, CEO


Jeff Hohensee specializes in operationalizing and scaling of world-changing ideas. At Heller Financial he negotiated banking agreements that took days of float off Fortune 100 company’s cash flow.  At Natural Capitalism Solutions Jeff built a consulting practice that guided sustainability planning and breakthrough implementation for corporate clients representing 3% of U.S. GDP.  Continue…

Diverse and one-of-kind 25-year career as a singer-songwriter with National acclaim, FOREX fund trader and advanced technical analysis trainer, lighting designer, new business zero-to-revenue initiator, horticulture LED consultant, and all things LED Lighting business development, marketing, and direct sales. Continued…

Donovan Warnick


Donovan Warnick is an executive consultant with a focus on planning, development, and commercialization of new products.  Over 15 years of functional and consulting experience in Research and Development and Manufacturing Strategy within the Electro-Mechanical Manufacturing Industry. Excellent working knowledge of Product Realization, Requirements Definition…  Continued…

Pat Adamson


After serving in the United States Air Force for four years, Pat Adamson worked at the University of Colorado for the next 12 years as Project engineer at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Bioengineer at the CardioVascular Pulmonary Laboratory at the CU Medical Center, and Director of the Instrument Development Laboratory in Electrical Engineering.  Continued…


Ryan Hunt


Ryan is a physicist by training and holds a Master’s Degree in Biological Engineering. Ryan has conducted research on LED-based grow lighting systems for optimizing photosynthesis and has a vast knowledge of electronics and circuit systems. Continued…