Keynote Speakers

Michael Frøst, PHD

Director, Nordic Food Lab

William Rosenzweig

Dean and Executive Director, The Food Business School


30+ Innovative Speakers


Alice Agogino, PHD

Design, UC Berkeley

LARRY LEIFER, PHD

Design, Stanford

Soh Kim, Phd

Executive Director of Food Design Research, Stanford

LYNDA DEAKIN

Partner, IDEO


Lisa Q. Fetterman

Founder and CEO, Nomiku

GABRIELA RUIZ LUGO

Chef and Owner, Gourmet MX and Chata Pandal

ROB TRICE

Co-founder, The Mixing Bowl

Andrew Chau

Co-founder, Boba Guys


Rusty Schwartz

Co-founder, KitchenTown

KAREN DIGGS

Chief Fermentation Officer, Kraut Source

Matthew Gill

Head of Operations, THCheese

Matteo Vinogli

Director, Food Innovation Program


Aaron London

Chef and Founder, AL's Place

David Barzelay

Chef and Founder, Lazy Bear

PARKE ULRICH

Partner and Executive Chef, EPIC Steak and Waterbar

Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RDN

Faculty and Researcher, UC Berkeley and Berkeley Open Source Food


Matthew Potts

Professor, UC Berkeley

Danny Kou

Executive Chef, La Mar

Heidi Wiig Aslesen, PhD

Professor, BI Norwegian Business School

BRAD KINTZER

Chief Chocolate Maker, TCHO


Anthony Myint & KAren LeiBowitz

Co-founders, The Perennial

Jaspal Sandhu, Phd

Design, UC Berkeley

MATTHEW Lange, Phd

Associate Director, UC Davis Health System

Chris Jones

VP of Culinary Innovation, Hampton Creek


Claire Chang

Founder and Managing Director, igniteXL

SEAN VAHEY

Co-founder, Humphry Slocombe

Sarah Smith

Research and Design Manager, Institute for the Future

Gavin Abreu, MBA

Food Entrepreneur, UC Berkeley


Ron Yerkes

Director, RocketSpace