Darian Zigante is 4th year Mechatronics Engineer at the University of Waterloo. After working in the product design industry at companies like Apple, Formlabs and Thalmic Labs, he helped to co-found and lead the Waterloo Hyperloop Student Design Team. He is now working on his own start-up, GrowXY. GrowXY is developing automation technology for large scale, indoor, vertical farming operations. Their long-term goals are to enable a higher degree of food security, by creating technology that lets any crop, grow anywhere in the world.