SUPPLYSIDE WEST 2017 SPEAKER LIST

Featured Speaker

Steven Tave

Director, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs
FDA


Rend Al-Mondhiry

Associate General Counsel
Counsel for Responsible Nutrition

Jeremy Appleton

Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
Klaire Labs/SFI-USA

John Atwater

Senior Director, Verification Programs
U.S. Pharmacopeia

Lance Bachmann

Founder & CEO
1SEO.com Digital Agency

Piet de Bakker

Global Head of Sustainability
AAK USA INC

Andreas Baltatzis, Esq.

Director
Kramer Amado LLC

Ann Bierbower

Director of Operations
China Skinny

Joost Blankestijn

Business Developer
TNO Healthy Living

Michael S. Blume

Partner
Venable LLP

Josef Brinckmann, DHL

Research Fellow, Medicinal Plants & Botanical Supply Chain
Traditional Medicinals, Inc

Jeffrey Browne, Ph.D.

Director, Science & Technology
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Lindsey Carnett

CEO & President
Marketing Maven Public Relations

Nard Clabbers

Senior Business Developer of  Personalized Nutrition and Health

TNO Healthy Living

Rick Collins, Esq.

Attorney
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC

Lori Colman

Co-CEO
CBD Marketing

Jennifer Cooper

Vice President of R&D and Quality
TCC

Tara Couch, Ph.D.

Independent Advisor for Dietary Supplements
EAS Consulting Group

Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation & Insight
Mintel

Joseph Downing

Managing Director & Partner
Alantra

Mitzi Dulan, R.D.

Founder & World Championship Winning Sports Nutritionist
SimplyFUEL

Heather Neves Duncan-Fairman

Technical Advisor for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network (IWON)

Blake Ebersole

President
NaturPro Scientific LLC

Maureen Enright

VP & Director, Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative
Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

Executive Director and CEO
Natural Products Association

Joe Farinella

Vice President of R&D
Imbibe

Monica Feldman

Group Director, Client Services
Nicholas Hall Group of Companies

Ben Finch

Vice President of Business Development
FoodMix

Sarah Flagg

Senior Account Executive
CBD Marketing

Edward Fletcher

Director of Quality and Sustainability
Herbal Ingenuity

David Foreman

Pharmacist/President
Herbal Pharmacist Media

Ryan Fournier, Esq.

Associate
Armstrong Teasdale

Vasilios "Bill" Frankos

Corporate Advisor
Herbalife Nutrition

Steve French

Managing Partner
(NMI) Natural Marketing Institute

Stefan Gafner, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Botanicals Council

Stacey Gillespie

Director of Product Development
FoodState/Megafood

Tim Greiner

Managing Director
Pure Strategies

Bruce Holub, Ph.D.

University Professor Emeritus
University of Guelph

Todd Harrison, Esq.

Attorney
Venable LLP

Jeff Hilton

Co-Founder and CMO
BrandHive

Bob Hoban, Esq.

Managing Partner
Hoban Law Group

Karen Howard

CEO
Organic & Natural Health Association

Adam Ismail

Executive Director
GOED Omega-3

Michelle Jackson

Partner
Venable LLP

Satya Jonnalagadda, Ph.D.

Director of Global Nutrition Science
Kerry

Lori Kalani, Esq.

Co-Chair, State Attorneys General Practice
Cozen O’Connor

Doug Kalman, Ph.D.

Director, BD - Nutrition & CPG Research
QPS-MRA

Colleen Keahey

Executive Director
Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

Parris M. Kidd, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, Director of Quality
BrainMD Health

Jerry Kilgore, Esq.

Member, State Attorneys General  Practice
Cozen O’Connor

Chris Kilham

Medicine Hunter
Medicine Hunter Inc

Susan Kleiner, Ph.D.

Owner
High Performance Nutrition LLC

Bruce Kneller

Chief Formulator
Giant Sports International LLC

Mette Knudsen, Ph.D.

CEO
Knudsen & Co

Jim Lassiter

COO
Ingredient Identity

Thomas Lawson

Vice President of Quality & Food Safety
Vitaquest International LLC

Will Lennon

Chief Operating Officer
Imbibe

Alan Lewis

Regulatory Affairs
Natural Grocers

Claudia Lewis, Esq.

Partner
Venable LLP

Michael Lewis, M.D.

President
Brain Health Education and Research Institute

Xuesong Li

Director
Kline & Company

Daniel Lohman

Organic & CPG Industry Strategic Advisor
Category Management Solutions

Hector L. Lopez, M.D.

Co-Founder- Supplement Safety Solutions, LLC.
Principal /Partner- The Center for Applied Health Sciences, LLC.
CEO- NovaNutra, LLC.
The Center for Applied Health Sciences, LLC.

Samuel Lui Xuecong

Secretary General
China Nutrition and Health Food Association

Lisa Mabe

CEO
Green Purse PR

Steve Mister, Esq.

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition

Bettina Mittendorfer

Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Maryellen Molyneaux

President
(NMI) Natural Marketing Institute

Claire Morton

Senior Industry Analyst, Nutrition Business Journal
Informa - New Hope Network

Ben Mundel, Esq.

Associate
Sidley Austin LLP

Sean Murphy

Founder and Publisher
Hemp Business Journal

Steve Myers

Managing Editor, Health & Nutrition US
Informa – SupplySide West

Ryan Nelson

Managing Editor – Rose Sheet
Informa – Pharma Intelligence

Matthew Orr

Shareholder
Call & Jensen

Matthew Oster

Consumer Health Industry Manager
Euromonitor International

Stuart Pape, Esq.

Shareholder & Head of FDA Practice
Polsinelli

Larisa Pavlick

Vice President of Global Regulatory and Compliance
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)

Clifford Poindexter III

Laboratory Manager
MIDI Labs, Inc

Rick Polito

Editor in Chief, Nutrition Business Journal
Informa - New Hope Network

Julie Poteet, O.D.

Vice President
Ocular Nutrition Society

Jim Prochnow, Esq.

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Justin Prochnow, Esq.

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Perry Romanowski

Vice President
Element 44 Inc

Alan Rownan

Ethical Labels Analyst
Euromonitor International

Todd Runestad

Ingredients & Supplements Editor
New Hope Network

David Sandler, MS

Developing Cutting Edge Products With Novel Ingredients
ProSupps USA

Mark Schaub, Esq.

Partner
King & Wood Mallesons

Kurt Schneider

President
Tech Bridge West

Alexander Schauss

Senior Director of Research
AIBMR Life Sciences Inc.

Risa Schulman, Ph.D.

President
Tap-Root

Aaron Secrist

Director of Quality/R&D
NOW Foods

Rony Sellam

CEO
Segterra, Inside Tracker

Christopher Shanahan

Global Director – Agriculture & Nutrition
Frost & Sullivan

Kantha Shelke, Ph.D.

Principal
Corvus Blue LLC

Bill Sherman

Research Director
FoodMix

Paula Simpson

Principal
Nutribloom Consulting

Daniel Sliva, Ph.D.

CSO & Founder
DSTest Laboratories

Amy Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs
DuPont Nutrition & Health

Scott Steinford

CEO/Founder
Trust Transparency Consulting

Lesley Stevenson, Ph.D.

Doctor
The Healthy Marketing Team

Timothy Stewart, Ph.D.

Independent Consultant
EAS Consulting Group

James Stringham, Ph.D.

Researcher
OmniActive Health Technologies

Nicole Stringham, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Brain and Behavioral Sciences Program, Department of Psychology— University of Georgia

Ashish Talati, Esq.

Partner
Amin Talati Upadhye LLP

Steve Taormina

Business Development Manager
NSF International

Marc Ullman, Esq.

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP

John Villafranco, Esq.

Partner
Kelley Drye & Warren

Mark Warrington

Senior Director of Product Development
The Nature’s Bounty Company

Ivan Wasserman, Esq.

Partner
Amin Talati Upadhye LLP

Jack Wenik, Esq..

Member
Epstein, Becker Green

Naomi Whittel

CEO
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings

Anthony Young, Esq.

Partner
Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker, LLP

Tim Ziegenfuss

CEO
The Center for Applied Health Sciences