CEO & Co-Founder
Eat Just, Inc.
Josh is the CEO & Co-Founder of Eat Just. The startup’s team of world-class scientists, researchers, and Michelin-starred chefs created America’s fastest-growing egg brand made entirely from plants, and the world’s first-to-market cultured meat made safely from animal cells.
CEO & Co-founder
Patricia Bubner is the CEO and co-founder of Orbillion Bio which is on a mission to bring premium cultured meat to the market. She is a scientist and engineer working on building a future of food that is ethical and sustainable.
Partner & Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group
Co-Leader of the "Deep Tech Mission", BCG's unit focused on the deep tech approach to innovation, emerging technologies, and the new rules of engagement for all actors in the innovation space. Previously in charge of BCG’s Branding and Marketing
Head of Media & Research
Louisa is Head of Media & Research for AgFunder and chief editor of its news site AFN. She covered various financial products and markets before turning to agrifood. She has launched two publications: Agri Investor and another for the Financial Times.
Co-founder & CEO
Co-founder & CEO of Artemys Foods, on a mission to empower humanity to eat sustainably by developing the next generation of meat alternatives that combine plant-based and cell-based meat.
VP of Innovation
VP of Innovation at Conagen, a leading biotech company delivering high-value ingredients to the food, nutritional, and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining Conagen, Casey was a principal scientist for DSM Nutritional Products, where he invented technologies for producing healthy fats, biodiesel and vaccines.
John de la Parra
Manager, Global Food Portfolio
The Rockefeller Foundation & Harvard University
Dr. John de la Parra is an ethnobotanist & plant chemist with expertise in food crops & medicinal plants. He is the Manager of the Global Food Portfolio at The Rockefeller Foundation, Associate at the Harvard University Herbaria, & former Research Scientist at MIT.
Dilek Uzunalioglu, Ph.D.
Head of Food Applications
Dilek leads food application development for Motif’s ingredient portfolio designed to improve taste, texture and nutrition of plant-based foods. Formerly a leader at Ingredion, Dilek holds a Ph.D. in Food Science from Rutgers University.