2019 Food Waste Solutions Summit

October 28-30, 2019 | San Francisco, CA


Joel Gamoran


Walter Robb

Former Co-CEO

Whole Foods

Jessica Adelman

President, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation & Group Vice President of Corporate Affairs

The Kroger Co.

Chris Cochran

Executive Director


Elizabeth Baca

Specialist Leader


Dr. Philip Duffy

President and Executive Director

Woods Hole Research Center

Alison Kenney Paul

Principal, Vice Chair

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Rohini Anand

SVP Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer


Jigar Shah

President & Co-Founder

Generate Capital

Ami McReynolds

Chief Equity and Programs Officer

Feeding America

Devon Klatell

Managing Director, Food Initiative

The Rockefeller Foundation

Kathleen Salyer

Deputy Director

Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, Environmental Protection Agency

Steve Swartz

Chief Strategy Officer

The Wonderful Company

Ed Romero

Senior Vice President / General Merchandising Manager

Sam's Club

Jilly Stephens

Chief Executive Officer

City Harvest

Sunny Reelhorn Parr

Head of The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation and The Kroger Co. Foundation

The Kroger Co.

Dana Gunders


Next Course

Mary Jane Melendez

Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer

General Mills

Tiffany Derry


Tiffany Derry Concepts

Elise Golan

Director for Sustainable Development

U. S. Department of Agriculture

Yalmaz Siddiqui

Vice President Corporate Sustainability


Emily Broad Leib

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director

Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic

Andrew Shakman

CEO and co-founder


James Rogers

Founder & CEO

Apeel Sciences

Aleks Strub

Chief Marketing Officer

Imperfect Produce

Greg Wysocki

Vice President of Procurement and Sustainability

Blue Apron

Eric Potashner

Vice President & Senior Director of Strategic Affairs


Kathy Loftus

Vice President, Sustainability

Whole Foods

Margaret Skrmetti

Community Engagement Manager

Morton Salt

Amy Keister

Senior Vice President of Sustainability & Retail Solutions

Compass Group North America

Kari Armbruster

Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Program Manager

The Kroger Co.

Anarghya Vardhana



Kevin Smith

Senior Advisor, Office of Food Safety

Food and Drug Administration

Mary Beth Durkin

Executive Producer and Owner

Yellow Brick Road Productions

Lauren Phipps

Director & Senior Analyst, Circular Economy

GreenBiz Group, Inc.

Larissa Zimberoff


Kyle Pogue

Environmental Program Manager


Ned Spang

Assistant Professor, Food Science and Technology

University of California, Davis

Matt Ridenour

Senior Program Lead, OpenIDEO


Alexandria Coari

Capital and Innovation Director


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