• May 17th, 2019 – NYIT Auditorium Broadway

    Driving Innovation Towards A Healthier Food Future.

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Colleen Lindholz

President, Kroger Health

Colleen Lindholz is the President of Kroger Health.

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Julia Olayanju

Julia Olayanju PhD

Convener, Disrupt Food Summit

Julia B. Olayanju is a geneticist, entrepreneur and educator.

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Liesel Kipp

SVP, Product & Design, Food Network

Liesel Kipp is SVP, Product & Design for Discovery Digital Studios, a newly expanded hub for digital and social video content creation.

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Henry Kasindorf

Co-founder & CEO, Remedy Organics

Henry Kasindorf is a seasoned Entrepreneur and has built and scaled ventures in the technology, energy and hospitality fields. Currently Mr. Kasindorf is CEO/Co-Founder of Remedy Organics.

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Marc Oshima

Co-Founder & CMO, Aerofarms

Marc is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of AeroFarms, a leading clean-technology company that builds and operates responsible, state-of-the-art indoor vertical farms around the world.

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Joshua Siegel

Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital

As General Partner – New York, Joshua leads Rubicon’s New York office and oversees the day to day activities and operations of Rubicon.

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Julie Lerner

Investor, 37 Angels

Julie Lerner is an  Investor with 37 Angels, specializing in the food and beverage sector. 37 Angels is a group of 80 female Angel Investors that invests in about 10-12 high potential male and female-led early stage startups each year, filtered from 2000.

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Victor Penev

CEO, Edamam LLC

  Victor Penev is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Edamam.  He is also a mentor and investor in food technology startups and advises early stage entrepreneurs. Previous to Edamam,

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Alon Chen

CEO & Co-founder, Tastewise

Alon Chen is the CEO & Co-Founder, Tastewise A senior Google executive for close to a decade, Alon Chen has a wealth of experience in leveraging AI and big data across technology, business and marketing. During his time at Google, Alon initiated and launched the Google Partners channel program in 27 countries, on-boarding 60,000 partners worldwide.

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Molly Hemmeter

President and CEO of Landec Corporation

Molly Hemmeter serves as president and CEO of Landec Corporation, a diversified health and wellness company with two operating businesses: Lifecore Biomedical, a contract development and manufacturing company (CDMO), and Curation Foods, a branded natural foods company focused on innovating plant-based foods with 100% clean ingredients.

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Christopher Ager

Director of Restaurant Operations, UberEats

  Christopher is Head of Restaurant Operations for Uber Eats for US & Canada, where Uber partners with over 100,000 restaurants.  He’s focused on empowering restaurants to grow their businesses through off-premise sales, utilizing Uber’s extensive logistics network and technology capabilities.   Chris started his career in restaurants at the age of 14, and he’s…

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Amy Zitelman

Co-founder & CEO, Soom Foods

  Amy Zitelman is cofounder and CEO of Soom Foods, purveyors of globally inspired pantry staples. Amy is passionate about utilizing her interpersonal communication skills and working with all members of the Soom Crew to manage Soom’s short and long term company strategies. Amy was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 for…

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Hannah McCain

Vice President, Accel Foods

Hannah McCain is a Vice President with AccelFoods, where she supports the investment activities of the fund, sourcing and diligence of new investment opportunities, and works tactically with the portfolio companies to build out their financial plans.

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Technology Innovations & Dinner Time


Emerging technologies poised to disrupt dinner time, barriers to wide scale adoption and how to overcome them

Investors Powering Change In Food & Drink


Is it a crowded playing field? How are they promoting healthier and sustainable products in food and drink? What does the future hold?

Innovation Driving Change In Food & Drink


Consumers continue to demand for healthier food & beverage products, are we accelerating growth fast enough? Are we investing enough in R&D to ensure products on the shelves hold health benefits for consumers? 

Disrupt Food Summit NYC May 17, 2019 | Venue: NYIT Auditorium Broadway

Frequently Asked Questions

Which hotels are close to the venue of this event?

Here are some of the nearby hotels: Residence Inn by Marriott New York Manhattan/Central Park 1717 Broadway, New York, NY 10019• (212) 324-3774 2.  West House Hotel New York 201 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019• (212) 707-4888

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I’d like to purchase tickets for 20 members, is there bulk pricing?

Yes, bulk pricing comes with a discount. Please contact us at enquiries@disruptfoodsummit.com for more details

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Can I buy tickets at the door?

No, since we have limited seats available, tickets are selling fast. We encourage you to buy your tickets now before it sells out.

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