John Puleo is a self-employed Automation Engineer with five years experience in Automation design and prototyping. He graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2011 with two Associate’s degrees, one in Industrial Electronics Technology, and a second in Industrial Maintenance Technology. After working as maintenance supervisor for two years, he began modifying and building automated equipment. In 2013 he began his first automation project, and in 2014 he started his own company JP Mechatronix, LLC. Since then he has worked in the SC Upstate area serving the custom automation needs of his customers. Now, he serves as lead engineer for the Pod Farms team, and is currently heading the prototype of the first product!