2018 Attendee List

2X Partners, Managing Partner
A.T. Kearney, Senior Partner
ABF International, Customer Engagement Team Leader
ABF International, Innovation Scientist III
Agropur, Innovation Project Manager
Agropur, R&D Manager - Ice Cream
Agropur, New Business Model Manager - Ice Cream
Aliments Ultima, Director, Innovation solutions and breakthrough
Aliments Ultima inc., Director, Innovation solutions and breakthrough
Ardent Mills, Director RQT
Back to the Roots, Co-Founder
BakeMark, Director, Research and Development
Bama Companies, R&D Manager
Barry Callebaut, VP R&D Americas
Bay State Milling, Sr. Director Product Development
BBU, Director of Innovation
Beyond Meat, Vice President of R&D
Bugeater Foods, Co-Founder
Bugeater Foods, CEO
California Olive Ranch Inc., Compliance Manager
California Olive Ranch Inc., Director of Technical Services
Campbell Soup, Senior R&D Technologist
Cannabistry Labs, Former Chief Science Officer
Cargill, Research, Development, & Innovation Manager
Chelten House Products, Project Manager
Chobani, R&D Innovation Director
Chobani, R&D Manager
Chobani, Sr. Manager Product Innovation
Chobani, Product Innovation Analyst
Chobani LLC, Senior Manager, Product Innovation
Chosen Foods, Brand Manager, Innovation
Chosen Foods, Assistant Brand Manager, Innovation
Chosen Foods, Director of Marketing & Innovation
Chr. Hansen, Inc., Business Development Director Food
CP Kelco, Senior Scientist
CSM Bakery Solutions, Director of Innovation, North America
CSM Bakery Solutions, Strategic Innovation Marketing Manager
CSM Bakery Solutions, Strategic Innovation Marketing Manager
CSM Bakery Solutions, Culinary Director
CSM Bakery Solutions, VP Strategy & Global Innovation
DairiConcepts, Techinal Manager - Innovation
DairiConcepts, Food Technologist - Innovation
DairiConcepts, Food Scientist
DanoneWave, Senior Director, R&I
Enjoy Life Foods, Innovation Director
Ferrara Candy Co, Sr. R&D Manager
Ferrero USA, Vice President, Open Innovation Science
Firmenich,Inc, Sales Director-Midwest
FlavorWiki, Head of Business Development
FlavorWiki, Founder & CEO
FOCUS Brands/Carvel Ice Cream, Director R&D FOCUS Brand/ Carvel Ice Cream
Food Business News, Editor
Food Engineering, Managing Editor
Forbes Latin America, Op-Ed Columnist
Forbes Latin America, Crew
Fuji oil Holdings INC, Manager
GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE COMPANY, Director of Research and Development
GNT USA, Inc., Vice President
GNT USA, Inc., Technical Applications Specialist
Good Foods Group, Director of Innovation - R&D
Got Manning?, Principal
Greater Boston Food Bank, Community and Research Associate
grecian delight foods, product developer
Griffith Foods Inc., Innovation Scientist
Griffith Foods Inc., Sr. Marketing Manager
Hain-Celestial Canada, ULC, VP Marketing/R&D and GM Natural/Personal Care Business Units
Harvest Circle Workshop, Founder
Holsum de PR, Marketing Manager and Market Auditor
Home Chef, Director of Product Insights
Home Chef, Chief Product Officer
Home Chef, Product Insights Manager
Home Chef, Public Relations
IDQ, Dir. Transformative Product Innovation
Iposol, Managing Director
JIJI PRESS/Chicago Bureau, Reporter
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., Product Development Manager
Johnsonville, Director of Innovation
Johnsonville, Innovation Brand Manager
Johnsonville Sausage, VP Innovation
Jones Dairy Farm, PR/Marketing Consultant
Joseph's Gourmet Pasta, Food Technologist
Kerry, Marketing Manager
Kerry, Marketing Manager
Kerry, Director, Marketing Insights
Kerry Group, Food Research Scientist
Kitchfix, CEO
Kraft Heinz Company, Marketing Manager
La Terra Fina, Director of Product Development
La Terra Fina, Director of Marketing
Land O’Lakes, Vice President Research and Development
Land O'Frost, Inc., Director of Innovation
Land O'Frost, Inc., SVP Sales, Marketing & Innovation
Land O'Lakes, Scientist
Lanetix, General Manager
Lanetix, Innovation Advisor
Maple Lodge Farms, New Product Development Manager
Maple Lodge Farms, Product Developer
MARCH Marketing, Senior Public Relations Director
MARCH Marketing, Senior Public Relations Director
McCain Foods Ltd, Director, Global Science
McCormick Pesa SA de CV, Innovation Manager
Michael Foods Inc, Scientist III, Research and Development
Mintel, VP Business Development
Mintel, Global Food Analyst
Mintel, Senior Account Manager
Morton Salt, Inc., Senior Assistant Brand Manager - Innovation, Culinary Business
Mycotechnology, Global Vice President Sales
NATURE'S PATH FOODS, RD&I Senior Scientist
Nestlé, Assoc. Product Technologist
Newly Weds Foods, Inc., Senior R&D Manager
Nutritionistdeepa, Dietitian/Founder
Palermo's Pizza, Senior Food Scientist
Palermo's Pizza, Operations Managers
Pepperidge Farm Inc, Scientist - Global Biscuits and Snacks Innovation
PepsiCo, Senior Director, Transformation Innovation, Global Snacks
PepsiCo, R&D Director - Cohorts
PepsiCo, R&D Sr. Manager - Global Dairy
PepsiCo, R&D Director – Global Grains
Puratos Canada, Director of R&D
Puratos Canada, Director Marketing
Puratos Mexico, Director R&D
Puratos Mexico, Director Marketing
Puratos USA, VP Marketing
Puratos USA, Director of R&D
Pure Circle, Sales
Pure Circle, Sales
Quest Nutrition, Vice President Research and Development
Riega Foods, LLC, Quality Assurance Specialist
RXBAR, Innovation Associate
RXBAR, Senior Food Scientist
Sargento, Insights Manager
Sargento Foods, Sr. Consumer Insights Manager
Sargento Foods Inc., Insights Manager
Selerant Corp, CEO
Selerant Corp, Vice President of Sales
Selerant Corp, Sales Manager
Selerant Corp, Chief Operations Officer
Sensient Colors, Mgr Color Innovation
Sensient Flavors, Innovation Manager, Savory Flavors
Sensient Technologies, Director of R&D/Innovation
Sensus America, Inc., Key Account Manager
Sensus America, Inc., Technical Sales Manager
Sensus America, Inc., President
Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., Food Scientist
Sopheon, Client Executive
Sopheon, Director, Consumer Goods
SROriginals, Executive Director of Innovation
Start Right Foods, Food Scientist
Sun Rich Fresh Foods, Supply Chain Director
Swanson Health, Senior Marketing Manager
Swanson Health, Chief Innovation Officer
Sweet Street Desserts, R and D Specialist
T.Marzetti Company, Manager, Product Development Food Service R&D
T.Marzetti Company, Sr. Food Scientist, Food Service R&D
T.Marzetti Company, Manager Foodservice Branded Product Development
The Chaat Company, Co-Founder
The Hatchery Chicago, CEO
The Kraft Heinz Company, Senior Analyst, CIS Marketing
The Kraft Heinz Company, Senior Manager, Sensory & Consumer Science
The Suter Company, Product Development Manager
The Worthy Company, Co-Founder
Tovala, Co-Founder & CEO
University of Illinois, Professor of Food Chemistry
Wells Enterprises, Sr. Innovation Manager
Wendy’s Pet Sitting, Founder
William Reed, Correspondent
ZICO, Director of Product Development