Paul & Elisabeth Merage Foundation | Andre & Katherine Merage Foundation
Food Innovation 2018Food Innovation 2018

Program Description

The Leadership Program for Food Tech Executives focuses on enhancing you and your company’s ability to operate in the United States and to succeed in the global marketplace. The program is targeted towards Israeli startup companies, from Food Tech-related industries, including Agro tech, Nutraceuticals, functional foods, supply chain, post- harvest, Food Tech Apps, packaging, processing, Long-shelf life technologies, waste management, From seed to shelf technologies, and Medical Foods companies.

Professors

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Alan B. Sellers

Alan B. Sellers

CEO

Precision Restaurant Group LLC

Arie Shen

Arie Shen

Software creation and implementation, Executive Sales and Business Development, Branding and Marketing, Technology Project Management, Entrepreneur and Investor.

Bruce Money

Bruce Money

Director-Whitmore Global Management Center; Fred Meyer Professor of Marketing and International Business

Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business

Evelyn Cadman

Evelyn Cadman

Owner and Principal Consultant

FDA Compliance Simplified

Fred Thiel

Fred Thiel

CEO, Board Member, Strategic Advisor, Private Equity Firm Principal and Senior Advisor / Operating Partner

Gilbert Gluck

Gilbert Gluck

B.Sci (Food Science)

University of Toronto, Canada

Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Imran Currim, Ph.D.

Chancellor’s Professor / Associate Dean, Marketing & Student Relations for Executive MBA Programs

The Paul Merage School of Business / University of California, Irvine

Joel Calvo

Joel Calvo

Board of Director, Independent Trustee, C-Level Leader, Keynote Speaker

Larry Wilk

Larry Wilk

Lisa Barron

Lisa Barron

Senior Lecturer, Negotiations

The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine

Maya Vardi-Shoshani

Maya Vardi-Shoshani

West Coast Representative

BIRD Foundation

Michael J. Swenson, PhD

Michael J. Swenson, PhD

Christensen Professor of Marketing

Mike Roberts

Mike Roberts

President

Westside Holdings

Richard Ross

Richard Ross

Founder & CEO

PathTracer™ Laboratory & Consulting Services, Denver, CO

Sasha Strauss

Sasha Strauss

Managing Director

Innovation Protocol, Strategic Brand Development

Shai Rambod

Shai Rambod

Participants / Fellows

Assaf Blank

Founder; CEO

Milkit Ltd.

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Avichai Belitsky

Co-Founder; CBO

YOUTILIGENT

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Esther Tommer

Founder; CEO

Cakely

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Hemdat Goldberg

CEO

Poiike Foodtech Ltd.

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Keren Shechner

Co- Founder; BD Manager

Growee

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Oren Avrashi

Innovation and Business Development manager

Tempo Beverages Ltd.

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Orly Rapaport

Founder; CEO

myFavorEats

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Ran Hirsch

Co-Founder and CEO

A1c Foods Ltd

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Robert Williams

CEO

BT9

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Sami Hamoud

Chief business development officer

M.H. Merkaz Hamazon Ltd.

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Saul Koder

Shareholder; Director R&D and QA

Eshbal Functional Food Ltd.

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Shay Fleishon Ph.D.

Executive Director

BioJerusalem

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Tal Lapidot

Founder; CEO

FreshKeep Ltd.

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Talya Kunik, Ph.D.

VP R&D

TargetGene Biotechnologies Ltd.

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Yossi Dan

Chief Innovation

Challengy Israel

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