Source: Clayton Mooney at

AMES, Iowa (June 26, 2017) – Nebullam, L.L.C., located in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, as well as one new advisor.

Nebullam, which is currently in the ISU Startup Factory’s 52-week super accelerator program, combines aeroponics and machine learning technologies for crop and micro-green producers. Founded in 2016 by Danen Pool, and ISU alumni Clayton Mooney and Mahmoud Parto, the company is currently conducting paid pilot projects, with plans to transition to commercial agreements by the end of 2018.

The new members of Nebullam’s board include:

David Sheesley
David Sheesley is the owner of Infinite Season, the leading retail hydroponic store in Iowa, serving customers with hydroponic systems, supplies, lighting, and organic products. David Sheesley has over 10 years of experience working with indoor growing technologies, as well as expertise in nutrients and market trends.

Randy Kilburn
Randy Kilburn is the Vice President of Sales for DC Medical LLC, an exclusive distributor of Johnson & Johnson orthopedic implants. Prior to DC Medical, Randy Kilburn served as Vice President of Customer Marketing and Solutions for Johnson & Johnson. Randy Kilburn has spent over 25 years working in the medical devices industry, having advanced through a variety of diverse roles, including global marketing, and manufacturing leadership positions.

The new advisor to Nebullam:

Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota, after having received his PhD in Genetics from Iowa State University in 2016. Rahul Roy has over 10 years of plant science education and laboratory research experience, and his PhD research focused on aspects of root biology, such as lateral root emergence and root responses to gravity, as part of a NASA funded grant. Rahul Roy has an interest in startups, and is an active educator and mentor.

About Nebullam
Nebullam is working to make life easier and yields higher for commercial growers, via High Pressure Aeroponics and machine learning. Nebullam’s proprietary technology reduces water usage by 95% when compared with field-farmed crops, and over 40% when compared with hydroponics, while automating each process between germination and harvest. For more information on Nebullam, call 641-201-0651 or visit 

Contact: Clayton Mooney
Nebullam, L.L.C.
(641) 201-0651 /