Co-Founder and President, Clean Scapes
With more than 30 years in the industry, Ivan Giraldo started his commercial experience at Clean Cut in Austin, Texas and continued developing in the industry. When Clean Cut merged with TruGreen, he became Branch Manager of one of the most successful branches of TruGreen nationwide.
7 years later, in 2005, Ivan partnered with Rex Gore to co-found Clean Scapes. By 2008, they were named the fastest growing company in central Texas. Clean Scapes recently landed at number 27 on the Lawn and Landscapes Top 100 list for 2022.
Ivan is a graduate of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative: Scaling, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Recipient in 2017 for Central Texas, Board member of the Round Rock Area Serving Center, a member of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a board member of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).
In 2020, Ivan and his team at Clean Scapes started experimenting with the implementation of their autonomous robotic mowers in their maintenance operations.