Robert Colangelo

Founder, Green Sense Holdings,Inc. 

Robert Colangelo is a scientist, author, and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience using a market-based approach to solving environmental challenges. He is recognized as an expert in Controlled-Environment Agriculture (CEA), sustainability, and brownfield redevelopment. He has worked extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and China.  

Colangelo founded Green Sense Farms Holdings, Inc. (GSF) to perform horticultural consulting, contract research, and the design and build of CEA facilities. He formed a partnership with RUFEPA, a marketing leader in the manufacturing and construction of greenhouses. Together they can build a range of indoor facilities to grow a wide range of crops year-round.  

Colangelo serves as host for Green Sense Radio Show. The show focuses on cost-effective sustainable solutions to global environmental challenges.  He has conducted more than 1,000 interviews with thought leaders in the field. The radio show first aired in 2010 and has run continually since.  

Coleangelo founded several organizations focused on the redevelopment of contaminated properties. As a principal, he purchased, redeveloped, and divested more than 1 million square feet of brownfield properties.