It’s never been more important to control what you consume and to know what’s in your food and medicine. But indoor growing and getting the correct growing parameters is difficult, especially for busy professionals.
Grobo makes it simple with an easy-to-use hydroponic grow box called the Grobo One. It is a completely automated growing system that takes the guesswork out of growing any plant — the hard work is taken care of, and the fun parts are left for you—it’s like growing on autopilot. It’s beautifully designed and fits seamlessly into people’s homes and lives.
CEO and Co-founder
Grobo CEO and Co-founder Bjorn Dawson leads the company's efforts to transform how people grow plants, making it easy and accessible for everyone to have success.
A leader in the local startup ecosystem, Bjorn is actively involved in mentoring other start-ups. Prior to Grobo, Bjorn co-founded multiple companies ranging from window washing services to real estate investments.
Bjorn received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Waterloo's Mechanical Engineering Program.
CTO and Co-founder
Grobo CTO and Co-Founder Chris Thiele leads the company's technical development. He is responsible for designing Grobo's proprietary LED system and their patent pending fluid glass.
An avid hardware enthusiast, Chris has designed and built a multitude of electronic props. Highlights include replica Daft Punk helmets.
Prior to Grobo, Chris worked at both Thalmic Labs and Blackberry. He holds a degree from the University of Waterloo's Electrical Engineering Program.
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