Bradley graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Design, Innovation, and Society. He moved to New York City, where he worked as a Product Engineer, designing and developing architectural lighting fixtures for three years. He then went to get a Master of Industrial Design Degree from Pratt Institute, graduating in 2014. Bradley started Cloud Farms as a thesis project for the Master of Industrial Design program at Pratt in 2013 and has been working to make it a reality ever since. Bradley is also the owner of Bradley Ferrada Design Studio LLC.