Using Technology to Build a Better Food System
Josh Tetrick, CEO/Founder of Hampton Creek, will discuss how technology is being used today to solve urgent needs, specifically in the food system. Hampton Creek is bringing healthier and more affordable food to everyone, everywhere. They believe solving the problem means solving the problem for everybody – not just those who can afford it. Hampton Creek’s technology, which is based upon understanding plants from every corner of the planet, enables consumers, food manufactures, and the largest retailers around the world, to offer better, healthier products, at a more affordable cost.
Josh Tetrick is the CEO and Founder of Hampton Creek, a food technology company with a mission to bring healthier and more affordable food to everyone, everywhere. Josh and Hampton Creek were recently backed by Li Ka-shing, the wealthiest man in Asia and were chosen by Bill Gates as one of three companies shaping the future of food. Josh has been interviewed for his work with Hampton Creek by CBS, Travel Channel, Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, amongst others. Prior to founding Hampton Creek, Josh led a United Nations business initiative in Kenya, worked for both former President Clinton and the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and taught street children as a Fulbright Scholar in Nigeria and South Africa.
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