2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 16-18, 2023 | St.Louis, MO
Vice President of Customer Solutions & Success
Ben Kuethe is the Vice President of Customer Solutions & Success at Divert Inc., an impact technology company on a mission to Protect the Value of Food™. Ben joined Divert in 2016 and has played an instrumental role in helping to build and scale Divert's business. Specifically, over the past four years, he has built out the Solutions and Success team, working with Divert's retail grocery customers to set a new standard for how wasted food is measured, mitigated and managed. Currently serving over 5,400 retail grocery locations and growing, Divert is setting the foundation to feed more people and decarbonize the food supply chain at scale.
Prior to Divert, Ben worked at Casella, working on some of the first commercial food waste diversion and anaerobic digestion projects in the Northeast. He has also held advisory and leadership positions with Slow Food Seacoast, supporting and advocating for the food producers and purveyors of his community in Seacoast Maine, and is an entrepreneurial mentor for MIT Solve. Ben grew up around dairy farms in Wisconsin, and spent his formative years in Pittsburgh, PA where he received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. His appreciation and love for food and the environment transcends outside of his professional world, where he enjoys cooking, traveling and camping with his partner, Kelly, and their two dogs, Mo & Doc.