2019 Financing & Innovation Conference Speakers 

Dave Donnan

Partner Emeritus and Former Head of Global Food and Beverage Team, A. T. Kearney

Andrew S. Friedman

Managing Partner, Pin High Capital; Founder, SkinnyPop Popcorn

Charlotte Flinn

President, Flinn Consultants

Seth Goldman

Executive Chairman, Beyond Meat; Founder and TeaEO, Honest Tea

Andrew Henkel

Senior Vice President, Brand Growth Solutions, Spins

Evan Hyman

Director, Emerging Business, Ingredion Incorporated

Tera Johnson

Founder and Director of Food Finance Institute; Founder of teraswhey™

Scott Mandell

President, Cannabistry Labs; Co-Founder, Enjoy Life Foods

Carlotta Mast

Senior Vice President of Content and Insights, New Hope Network; Board President, Naturally Boulder

Matt Matros

Founder, Limitless; Founder, Protein Bar and Kitchen

Tracy Miedema

Vice-President, Innovation & Brand Development, Presence Marketing/Dynamic Presence

Stephanie Morimoto

Owner & CEO, Asutra

Kimbal Musk

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, The Kitchen Restaurant Group, Big Green, Square Roots

Shelby Parchman

Managing Partner, InUrban Strategies, LLC; Growth & Advancement Strategist, Good Food Accelerator

Rahul Pasarnikar

President, CRED Enterprises; Director of Business Development, Chicago CRED

Cristina Rohr 

Vice President, Seed 2 Growth (S2G) Ventures

Luke Saunders

Founder and CEO, Farmer’s Fridge

Kurt Seidensticker

Founder and CEO, Vital Proteins

Jim Slama

Founder and CEO, FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator; Co-Founder, Naturally Chicago

Katlin Smith

Founder and CEO, Simple Mills

Pete Speranza 

Business Development Principal, General Mills’ 301 INC

Brigette Wolf

Head of SnackFutures Innovation, Mondelēz International

SEE 2018 CONFERENCE