Gabe Blanchet is co-founder and CEO of Grove, an indoor farming company that helps people grow fresh, tasty fruits and vegetables inside homes and restaurants. Grove leverages the power of IoT, proprietary seed pods, and ecological expertise to engage customers and guarantee great flavor, high yields and long-term customer satisfaction.

Gabe co-founded Grove with MIT classmate Jamie Byron and together, they have raised capital from renowned investors, including Upfront Ventures, Steve Ross, Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk, and received recognition at events such as Fortune’s Brainstorm E Conference and Techonomy.  Gabe has been listed on Forbes 30 under 30 and the Kairos Society 50 Emerging Global Entrepreneurs to Watch. Previously, he led business development and customer learning at Boston startup GrabCAD, which was acquired for $100M. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from MIT.