Co-Founder and CEO, Gotham Greens
Viraj Puri co-founded Gotham Greens, a pioneer in indoor agriculture and a leading fresh food company. Over the past decade under Viraj�s leadership, Gotham Greens has grown to be one of the largest and most commercially successful indoor farming companies in the world with nearly 400 employees and nine high-tech greenhouse facilities across six U.S. states. Prior to Gotham Greens, Viraj led start-up enterprises in the United States, India and Malawi focused on sustainable agriculture, green building, renewable energy and environmental design. He has been awarded fellowships from TED, Wild Gift and the Environmental Leadership Program and recognized as one of the �100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020� by Goldman Sachs and Crain�s NY Business �40 under 40� list. His work has been published in several books and journals, including �Innovation on Tap,� �100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action� and the UN Academic Journal. Viraj is a LEED� Accredited Professional and earned a bachelor�s degree from Colgate University.