Sandeep Patel

 is an Executive leader and strategic CFO with broad, hands-on operational experience in two global high growth consumer products companies. 

David Julian McClements

Is a Professor in Food Science at the University of Massachusetts.  He specializes in the areas of food biopolymers and colloids, and in particular on the development of food-based structured delivery systems.

Jennifer Stojkovic

Is a food-tech leader, founder of Vegan Women Summit (VWS), and author of The Future of Food is Female.  She has built her career as an internationally-recognized community relations leader.