Jay Marshall

Thrive Agritech
Strategic Partnership Team

Session Title: Grow Low, Yield High: Introduction to the Fundamentals of LED Lighting and Innovative Grow Strategies

Time: Feb 26th, 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room #2

Professional Summary

Mr. Marshall leads the Strategic Partnership Team in the Upper Midwest of the US and eastern Canada for Thrive Agritech, an LED luminaire manufacturer specializing in research-based lighting solutions serving the horticulture market.

With 20+ years of experience in the lighting industry, Mr. Marshall has developed an extensive network of relationships that has enabled him to interact between a broad range of the lighting industry, from LED component and luminaire manufacturing to comprehensive design of lighting and control systems.

Mr. Marshall is a member of the (IESNA) Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and served as President for the Yosemite Section in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. Mr. Marshall received his Lighting Certification from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions and served on the Advisory Committee for Strategies in Light and The LED Show.

Session Abstract

Attendees can expect to learn about the fundamentals of LEDs and how this technology is capable of optimizing plant development through spectral composition. We will discuss how growers are implementing early plant development and flowering strategies to increase yields above and below the plant canopy.