Join global changemakers redefining the future of food for a full day
of high impact networking, intelligent insights and discovery.



Kate MacKenzie

Executive Director
NYC Mayor’s Office of Food Policy

Eric Beringause

Chief Executive Officer
Winland Foods

Philip Demokritou PhD

Head of Environmental Bioengineering, Rutgers University

Julia Olayanju PhD

Founder & Chief Science Officer


Jonathan Deutsch, PhD.

Director, Food Innovation Lab
Drexel University


Anne Greven

Strategic Finance Executive,

Global Food, Agricultural & Sustainability Innovation

Martin Slayne PhD

VP Scientific & Regulatory Affairs


Meghan McIlroy

Director, R&D
 Kraft Heinz

Jennifer Smith

Executive Director
Grow NY

Kevin McCurdy

Global CPG Partner Leader

Anabelle Broadbent PhD

Founder & CSO

Verde Ops

Alon Chen

Founder and CEO

Duncan Aust, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Matt Weiss

Founder & CEO

Trish Thomas

Co-founder and CEO
Every Body Eat

Tim McCollum

Founder and CEO
Beyond Good

Zane Starkewolfe

Optimized Foods

Sujala Balaji

Founder and CEO,

Ben Fishman

Chairman, Regenified LLC and Former Managing Director, Continental Grain

Bunmi Olayanju

Investor and Co-Founder
FoodNiche Inc.

Shou Wong

Chief Innovation Officer,

Deane Sullivan

Multicultural & Local Lead,
Stop & Shop Supermarkets North East

Ellen Jorgensen

Co-founder and Director, Aanika Biosciences Inc.

Henry Gordon-Smith

 Co-Founder and CEO,

An Event For People Shaping The Future

Gain Insights From Visionary Leaders

Join hundreds of the brightest minds redefining our food system. Gain insights on successfully tackling the challenges facing our food system from farm to fork

Innovation Stage: Discover The Future

There are different innovative companies tackling challenges facing our food system. Discover exceptional innovators shaping the future of food on the FoodNiche Summit innovation stage. To participate, visit here.

What To Expect


Engaging Panel

High-Impact Networking

Discover Innovative Companies

Expand Your Network...
Accelerate Business Growth.


High Impact Networking

Expand your network of influential changemakers redefining the future of the food industry. Meet prospective collaborators, investors or partners.


Insightful Learning Opportunities

Join the brightest minds in food for intelligent insights on innovating successfully in the current food ecosystem. Learn factors driving change and factors driving consumer food purchasing decisions.


Discover Innovative Food Technology Companies.

Stay ahead of the innovation trend in food, discover collaborators, or partners from the global food ecosystem.


Showcase Your Brand

Leverage opportunities at this summit to enhance your company’s visibility, leverage your thought-leadership and promote business growth.

What Past Attendees Are Saying:

“This Summit was thoughtfully curated and well attended – an overall great event for learning and networking.”


New York, NY

“This was a great event which covered ambitious ground from food investors to high technology. I enjoyed meeting the vendor sponsors and enjoyed the rich panel discussion. Thank you!”


Hoboken, NJ

“Really appreciated the structure and organization of the event! One of the best I have seen. It made it very easy for me to connect with so many prospects sharing our mission with them.”


Brooklyn, NJ

Frequently asked questios

Is This A Virtual Event?

This summit will take place in-person in New York City. The address is 2 W Loop, NYC 10044.

Is there accommodation close to the venue?

We created a list of recommended hotels here. Graduate Roosevelt Island is right next to the building where the event will be taking place.

Is the venue close to the NYC subway?

Yes, the venue is close to a train station with easy and short train rides to NYC  Penn Station or Grand Central. For more information and updates on train services or delay, visit here.

When does registration close?

Registration closes when the event is at full capacity which can happen a month or two before the event date.