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Friday, November 21 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Food Systems and Technology FULL

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Is it possible to decentralize our food systems to maximize the interests of producers, eaters, and the environment? More specifically, can we leverage information, technology, and design to narrow the gap between industrial and local food systems? Additionally, are there innovations in biotechnology, hardware or information technology which will make it easier for new players to enter the marketplace? Join this panel, with respresentatives from big agriculture, thes start-up realm, and academia, in exploring these questions!

Moderators
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Arvind Malhotra

T.W. Lewis Scholar Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
The impact of social media on business; open innovation approaches in innovation tournaments and collaborative communities; and virtual teams are areas of research for Arvind Malhotra. His research projects include studying successful how brands leverage social media for creating... Read More →

Speakers
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Taryn Fixel

Founder and CEO, Ingredient1
Taryn is an award winning documentary and investigative journalist who spent eight years creating original programming for CNN and CBS News with Christiane Amanpour, Anderson Cooper, and John King, among others. Her personal mission became the birth of Ingredient 1 – an app made... Read More →
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Larry LeSueur

CEO, WISErg
Larry LeSueur has made a career of maximizing efficiencies in a range of projects in manufacturing, distribution and high technology. Before leaving the corporate world he was most notably, VP of infrastructure with Avanade and General Manager of Windows Server Systems at Microsoft... Read More →
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Joel Lipsitch

Senior Product Manager, Bayer CropScience
Joel Lipsitch is a Senior Product Manager at Bayer CropScience.  In this role he is the responsible for the ten-year strategy for the company’s horticulture fungicide portfolio in the United States.  He works closely with colleagues in Research and Development, Regulatory Affairs... Read More →
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Ryan Pandya

Founder & CEO, Muufri
Ryan is co-found and CEO of Muufri which makes long life, full flavor, unpasteurized milk,  from scratch.Muufri is reinventing the way milk is produced industrially and believes that factory farms, artificial insemination, and automated milking machines are not the way to go. They're... Read More →


Friday November 21, 2014 9:15am - 10:30am
McColl - 2575

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