Speakers

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Maria Uspenski

Founder and CEO Maria Uspenski is the innovative force behind our Steepware® designs. Drawing on her background as an MIT ...

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Yoli Ouiya

Yoli Ouiya is a driving force in the Global Sustainability and Wellness movement. Yoli’s interest in sustainability and wellness began ...

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MaryAnne Howland

“First and foremost, I am a storyteller for social change, creating stories that reflect human value. Culturally sensitive communications and ...

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Rose Marcario

Rose Marcario is President and CEO of Patagonia, she joined in 2008 as COO and CFO.  Since her taking the ...

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Rebecca Burgess

Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed, and Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute. She has over a ...

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Galit Laibow

Galit Laibow is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Foodstirs, where she’s taken a no-holds-barred approach to reinventing the ...

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Cara Chacon

As Patagonia’s VP of Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cara leads a team of professionals that set strategy and implement Patagonia’s ...

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Alison Czeczuga

Alison Czeczuga is a lifelong plant lover who turned her passion for the natural world into a career. She currently ...

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Carlotta Mast

Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes ...

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Erin Stokes, ND

Erin Stokes, ND is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Colorado. Dr. ...

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Marci Zaroff

Marci coined the term and pioneered the market for ECOfashion, and is an internationally-recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder ...

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Lara Dickinson

Lara has nearly twenty years of consumer packaged goods marketing, sales, and general management experience with an emphasis on bringing ...

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Janice Hall

Janice Hall is President, Natural Network International since 1991 — a business development, marketing and trends forecasting company, specializing in ...

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Amy Keller

Amy Keller, CCN, is the Director of Education and Training for ORGANIC INDIA. With a background in nutrition science and ...

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Deanna Bratter

Deanna Bratter is the Director of Sustainable Development for Danone North America, the largest public benefit corporation and the largest Certified ...

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Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, is the founder of Ethical Markets Media LLC and the creator and co-executive Producer of its ...

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John Foraker

John Foraker recently left his role as President of Annie’s, Inc. and is a co-founder and CEO of Once Upon ...

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Larry Kopald

Considered a leading brand-building architect, Larry Kopald spent over twenty years at some of the world’s leading advertising agencies overseeing ...

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Aria McLauchlan

Aria McLauchlan is a social impact and environmental communications consultant and the co-founder of Land Core USA, which is creating ...

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Alisa Gravitz

For thirty years, Alisa Gravitz has led Green America, the national green economy organization. Green America develops marketplace solutions to ...

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Robyn O’Brien

A former financial and food industry analyst, Robyn O’Brien has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times ...

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Elizabeth Candelario

Environmental and social advocate Elizabeth Candelario is President of Demeter USA, the nation’s only certifier of Biodynamic farms and products ...

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Phil Graves

As head of corporate development, Phil reports to Patagonia’s CEO and plays a significant role in investments, innovation, strategy, and ...

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Tom Newmark

Tom Newmark spent fourteen years in the natural products industry, helping to build New Chapter into a premier brand in ...

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Tina Owens

Tina serves as Senior Manager Sustainability & Procurement, Kashi Supply Chain and has worked at Kellogg in supply chain roles ...

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Daniela Ibarra-Howell

A native Argentinean, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Daniela is an agronomist by profession and holds a MS in ...

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Greg Fleishman

Fleishman has created and grown some of the world’s largest and most successful brands during his 20-year career – launching ...

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Katie Forrest

Katie is the Co-Founder and Chief of EPIC Provisions, a company specializing in creating nutrient dense meat based superfoods. EPIC ...

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Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch is the Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute and author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: ...

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Britt Lundgren

Britt Lundgren is the Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield, an organic yogurt company based in Londonderry, NH.  ...

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Timothy LaSalle, Ph.D.

Since 2007 Dr. Timothy J. LaSalle has championed his science-based hope for a regenerative food system that will mitigate climate ...

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Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton is an owner and the VP of Research & Development at Badger in Gilsum, New Hampshire. She oversees ...

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Calla Rose Ostrander

Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. From 2008-2016 ...

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Steve Farrell

Steve Farrell is the Worldwide Executive Director for Humanity’s Team, a global grassroots spiritual movement focused on awakening and embodying Oneness ...

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Lauren Ivison

Lauren Ivison joined Ridgeline Ventures in 2016 with broad transactional and advisory experience across finance, law, and management consulting. Prior ...

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Marc Ian Barasch

In 2006, Marc Ian Barasch founded one of the pioneering organizations of the global regeneration movement, the Green World Campaign, ...

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Sara Newmark

Sara Newmark is VP of Social Impact for Foodstate and MegaFood products. Leading the development of FoodState’s social responsibility and ...

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Finian Makepeace

Finian co-founded Kiss The Ground because for the first time in his life he saw that there was a solution ...

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Nova Sayers

Nova Sayers is passionate about building integrity, health and sustainability in our food & agriculture system – in a way ...

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Steve Savage

As former founder and CEO of Eco-Products, Steve has been instrumental in increasing awareness of environmental issues and sustainability for ...

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Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is a pioneer in the natural and organic food and beverage industry with over 35 years of experience. ...

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Tracy Miedema

As Vice President of Innovation and Brand Development, Tracy Miedema heads up innovation at Presence Marketing, the nation’s leading brokerage ...

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Keith Paustian, Ph.D.

Keith Paustian is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University, in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, and Senior ...

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Walt Freese

Walt Freese has served as the CEO, or President of three iconic businesses that have each played an important role ...

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Mila Popovich, Ph.D.

MILA POPOVICH, Ph.D., is the founder of EVOLvED Leadership – educational program, practice and community for transformational leadership on the ...

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Mark Shepard

Mark Shepard is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises LLC and founder of Restoration Agriculture Development. He runs New Forest ...

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Dan Kittredge

Dan Kittredge has been an organic farmer for more than 30 years, and is the founder and executive director of ...

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Scott Marcus

Scott Marcus is the VP Marketing for Vital Farms, the largest producer of pasture-raised eggs. He has spent the past ...

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Kyle Garner

Kyle Garner is the CEO of Organic India USA.  Organic India is a leading mission-driven manufacturer of herb-based wellness teas ...

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Seleyn DeYarus

Seleyn DeYarus is founder and executive director of At the Epicenter, a speaker and conference series that fosters values-based business ...

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Brook Eddy

An interest in community development and a passion for travel led Brook Eddy to India in 2002 to research a ...

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Mark Guttridge

As a child, Mark Guttridge lived a typical country kid’s life on his grandmother’s 6 acres of land off of ...

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Les Szabo

Les is currently Director of Constructive Capital at Dr. Bronner’s. He oversees business development activities for the company, which includes ...

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Richard Eidlin

Richard is the Vice President for Policy and co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents over 225,000 ...

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Eric Pierce

Eric is a strategic marketing and market research professional who brings business management experience and consumer behavior perspectives to his ...

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Gregory Landua

Gregory’s passion for creating healthy relationships through trade and agriculture has lead him on a journey to explore all phases ...

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Lisa Stokke

Lisa Stokke has been a lifetime advocate for healthy food systems and through this commitment co-founded Food Democracy Now!, a ...

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Ralph Freelink

Ralph Freelink is an executive coach and transformation leader from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is also the founder of the ...

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Mark Lipson

Mark’s 35-year career spans the vanguard of the organic movement including: the early UCSantaCruz Agroecology Program, co-founding the Molino Creek ...

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David Haynes

Dave Haynes has served as Managing Director for Greenmont Capital Partners II since its inception in 2008. Greenmont Capital is ...

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Sara Harper

Sara has been described by friends as “a force of nature.” She is a passionate advocate for great ideas and ...

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Greg Burdulis

From Cave to Corporate America, Greg Burdulis is a mindfulness teacher and certified professional coach. He specializes in guiding stressed ...

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Victoria Keziah

Victoria Keziah is a seasoned strategist serving organizations that are contributing to broad systemic change. She provides comprehensive business modeling, ...

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Kate Dillon Levin

Kate Dillon Levin is the VP of Marketing for North America at Ecosphere+, a venture founded by the award winning ...

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Jeff Herrick

Jeff Herrick is a soil scientist USDA-ARS in Las Cruces, New Mexico and holds adjunct faculty appointments at NMSU and ...

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Claudine Schneider

Former (R) US House of Representative from Rhode Island, Claudine is an enlightened leader in Climate, Energy, Environment and Ecological ...

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Tré Cates

Consulting with organizations in a variety of industries across 6 continents and 35 countries, Tré has proven to be indispensable ...

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Vince Siciliano

As President and CEO, Vince Siciliano leads New Resource Bank, a certified B Corporation, in serving values-driven companies and organizations ...

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Silencia Cox

Silencia Cox is the inspiration for, and now CEO of Motherlove Herbal Company, a family business that began in a ...

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Kiran Stordalen

Kiran Stordalen is the Co-owner of Intelligent Nutrients, a certified organic health and wellness beauty and lifestyle company headquartered in ...

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TC North, PhD

Dr. TC North is co-author of the Amazon bestseller, Fearless Leaders, a high-performance executive coach and leadership speaker. Dr. North ...

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Stacy Malkan

Stacy Malkan is co-founder and co-director of U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit food industry research groups that advocates for ...

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Nova Covington-Halter

Nova Covington-Halter is the Founder and CEO of Goddess Garden, the fastest-growing suncare brand for the past five years. She ...

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Lisa Turner

Lisa Turner is a chef, nutritionist, food writer and product developer in Boulder, Colorado. She is the co-founder and recipe ...

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John Roulac

John W. Roulac is the founder and CEO of Nutiva, the world’s leading organic superfoods brand of hemp, coconut, chia, ...

Justin Bley
Justin Bley

Nearly 15 years ago while exploring southern Brazil, Justin Bley embraced the magic of Yerba Mate. As an outdoor enthusiast, ...

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Linda Appel Lipsius

Linda Appel Lipsius is a serial entrepreneur. She is Co-Founder & CEO of Teatulia Organic Teas, the mamahood and Teatulia ...

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Chris Feuille

Chris Feuille, founder and president, started WB Kitchen in 2012 with his wife Anna. Creating is what Chris enjoys best. ...

Joshua Onysko
Joshua Onysko

As the founder and CPO of the award winning Pangea Organics™ brand, Joshua Onysko is a skin care authority with ...

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Errol Schweizer

For over 18 years, Errol Schweizer has dedicated his career to improving the natural and organic food industry. As Whole ...

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