Dr. Julia Olayanju is the Founder and President at FoodNiche. An internationally recognized thought leader, she drives conversation towards a healthier food system through her contributions on Forbes, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global, and as the host of the FoodNiche Changemakers Podcast. Julia is a nutrigenomics expert and highly-regarded college-level educator.

She completed her Ph.D. degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University before proceeding to Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health for further studies in public health

She has led successful partnerships with Fortune 500 companies such as Kroger, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and SAP