As President and Founder of Green Living Technologies International, LLC (GLTI), George Irwin has established himself a leading authority within the global green movement and in the design and manufacturing of green roofs, green walls and vertical farms. For nearly 20 years, George has led GLTI to patented breakthroughs in green roof technology and green wall systems, working with renowned architects, designers and engineers throughout the world to bring organic beauty and environmental benefits to their visions and projects. His experience in the field, research expertise and knowledge of growing media, plants, compost and biological organisms are key to the success of the patented and patent pending GLTi Vertical Cultivation System (VCS®), a turn-key indoor agricultural system that leads the industry in yield per square foot and watt.
A published author as well as featured industry editor, George is the expert resource and authority for green technologies around the globe. TIME, Newsweek, Fortune Magazine, Profit Magazine, National Geographic, CNN, CBS, NBC, Good Morning America, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Time are among the major media outlets that have recognized George for his contributions in the development of green roofs, green wall and vertical farms.
A passionate, self taught entrepreneur and engineer, George holds a degree in education from SUNY Brockport, and is the recognized leader in Green STEM Education. George personally oversees all green wall, green roof and vertical farming education within GLTI, infusing state-of-the-art technology into an always evolving curriculum while helping certifying hundreds of experts in green roofs, green walls, vertical farms, Ag, installation and maintenance. His zest for teaching and deep love of the environment has led George to develop educational partnerships with the New York City Department of Education and a host of universities and colleges throughout the country.