CEO and Co-Founder, AeroFarms
David Rosenberg, co-founded and leads AeroFarms, a clean-technology company that builds and operates advanced vertical farms in urban environments. AeroFarms has been recognized as a Circular Economy 100 company, won the World Technology Award for most impactful Environmental Company and received the 2016 New Jersey Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. AeroFarms was also voted Most Innovative Company at the Future of Agriculture conference, the Best Growth Company to invest in at the Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference, and was a finalist for the Circular Awards for the World Economic Forum.
Mr. Rosenberg is also the founder of Hycrete, Inc., a nanotechnology cleantech company. Rosenberg is a member of the World Economic Forum where he co-chairs the Young Global Leaders Circular Economy Taskforce. He is also a member of the B20 SME Taskforce, which advises the G20. Rosenberg is also co-chair of the Agriculture Committee for New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s Transition Team. He received his BA from UNC Chapel Hill and holds an MBA from Columbia University. He competed for the US in fencing where he was a finalist at a world cup and represented the NYAC, winning three US National Team Fencing Championships and two individual silver medals.