Luis Rivera

Luis Rivera has more than 20 years of experience in global market expansion, business development, mergers and acquisitions, business re-engineering, finance and investor relations of software companies. He is passionate about technology, spectral science, indoor farming, food production, automation, and more. Since 2015 he has been the president of Advanced LED Lights, a leading LED grow lights manufacturer based in Hiwasse, Arkansas. When not at work, Luis enjoys swimming, yoga, and growing grapes and flowers in Sonoma, California.

Articles by Luis Rivera


10 Mistakes to Avoid When Using LED Grow Lights 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Using LED Grow Lights 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Using LED Grow Lights 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Using LED Grow Lights


Grow lights are a great tool for making the growing process more efficient, but they can also be harmful to the plant if not used correctly.

10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud 10 Tips For Growing High Quality Bud


Planting weed and getting it to grow is generally not a complicated process and can be done by anyone. However, plant growth rate and size...

How Different Types of Stress Affect the Growth of Cannabis Plants How Different Types of Stress Affect the Growth of Cannabis Plants How Different Types of Stress Affect the Growth of Cannabis Plants How Different Types of Stress Affect the Growth of Cannabis Plants


Professional growers use stressing techniques to strengthen their plants and turn amazing yields, but it is definitely something that...

How the War on Cannabis Started: A Brief Guide How the War on Cannabis Started: A Brief Guide How the War on Cannabis Started: A Brief Guide How the War on Cannabis Started: A Brief Guide


Despite persisting negative opinions, cannabis derived products are receiving a wider approval than ever before. How did we get here and...

Grow Tents and Cannabis: How to Get Started Grow Tents and Cannabis: How to Get Started Grow Tents and Cannabis: How to Get Started Grow Tents and Cannabis: How to Get Started


Cannabis is not the most suitable plant to grow at home and putting in the effort to provide proper conditions can be daunting. Grow tents...

How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way How to Clone Your Cannabis Plants the Right Way


Cloning cannabis plants is a surefire way to know what you're going to end up with at the end of the growth cycle.

10 Myths About LED Grow Lights You Should Stop Believing 10 Myths About LED Grow Lights You Should Stop Believing 10 Myths About LED Grow Lights You Should Stop Believing 10 Myths About LED Grow Lights You Should Stop Believing


LEDs are great for growing potent cannabis plants. In this mythbusters article, we set the record straight on LED grow lights.

5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces


Here's how to grow your own private garden no matter where you live. Start off by choosing the most suitable edible plants that can be...

11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home 11 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home


You don't need to have a garden in order to grow plants, you just need to choose the right plant to grow.

The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production The Future of Human Civilization Relies on Automatic Food Production


Historically, the main issue related to food supply was financial; if you had enough money, then you were able to buy food. But in the...

How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output How Vertical Farming Works to Maximize Crop Output


Vertical farming is one of the hottest things to happen to agriculture, showing tremendous potential for revolutionizing the field.

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