Aaron J. Hardin obtained his Degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Biology with concentrations in Microbiology, Physics, and Chemistry. After serving in the US Army as a metal fabrication expert and leading his platoon of 120 through advanced individual training and movement operations, he entered his family business as an engineer for the life sciences. His entrepreneurial drive and ability to lead a team quickly resulted in transitioning from his family business to the formation of Hardin Scientific, Inc. and recognition by the Temecula Economic Development Coalition as one of the most innovative companies in the Valley. Recognized as an industry expert in life-science equipment, automation, and Artificial Intelligence; Aaron presented on TEDx Temecula 2017 on the application of technology to bridge the life-science and healthcare gap. Aaron currently resides in Temecula California with his wife, son, and two dogs.