Getting Transparent

The BrightFarms CEO: Growing Greens in Greenhouses (Steve Platt, CEO)

February 24, 2021 Joe Witte
Getting Transparent
The BrightFarms CEO: Growing Greens in Greenhouses (Steve Platt, CEO)
Chapters
1:42
How Did I Get Here?
2:26
BrightFarms' Beginnings
4:21
BrightFarms' Innovation and Tech
7:41
Growing Culture
9:42
Leadership
12:10
Tapping into his Military Roots
13:40
Breaking Tradition
17:10
Going Green Attracts the Green
19:30
Get Everyone on Board
23:01
Talk About Demand
24:23
Steve's Transparent 10
Getting Transparent
The BrightFarms CEO: Growing Greens in Greenhouses (Steve Platt, CEO)
Feb 24, 2021
Joe Witte

Steve Platt, CEO of BrightFarms, joins Joe Witte on "Getting Transparent". They discuss leadership lessons, going back to their days together at Penn State's Army ROTC program.  Steve also talked further about BrightFarms' mission of growing healthy, pesticide free  "leafy greens" in greenhouses. Steve shares the challenges in scaling the operation, how they integrate technology to streamline their supply chain and why their initiative is so important to changing the health of our country. 

Joe also dives in with Steve on the importance of the culture at BrightFarms, and how their relationships with their team, and their grocery retailers is the driving force behind their growth. 

https://www.brightfarms.com/
https://www.tagone.com/blog

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Steve Platt, CEO of BrightFarms, joins Joe Witte on "Getting Transparent". They discuss leadership lessons, going back to their days together at Penn State's Army ROTC program.  Steve also talked further about BrightFarms' mission of growing healthy, pesticide free  "leafy greens" in greenhouses. Steve shares the challenges in scaling the operation, how they integrate technology to streamline their supply chain and why their initiative is so important to changing the health of our country. 

Joe also dives in with Steve on the importance of the culture at BrightFarms, and how their relationships with their team, and their grocery retailers is the driving force behind their growth. 

https://www.brightfarms.com/
https://www.tagone.com/blog

How Did I Get Here?
BrightFarms' Beginnings
BrightFarms' Innovation and Tech
Growing Culture
Leadership
Tapping into his Military Roots
Breaking Tradition
Going Green Attracts the Green
Get Everyone on Board
Talk About Demand
Steve's Transparent 10