Erico Mattos

Dr. Erico Mattos

Co-Founder and CEO, Candidus

Dr. Mattos received his B.S. degree in agronomic engineering from the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 2009 and a Ph.D degree in crop and soils sciences from the University of Georgia in 2013. Dr. Mattos is also co-founder and CEO of Candidus, a horticultural lighting control company developing smart lighting control systems for crop production in greenhouses. Candidus received Greenhouse Grower’s Medal of Excellence Technology of the Year award for 2021. Before committing himself full-time to Candidus, Mattos served as the Executive Director of Greenhouse Lighting and Engineering (GLASE) consortium.