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Noga Golan 

Founder & Executive Director

Noga is dedicated to promoting sustainable, non-animal protein sources globally. Her background is in real estate private equity and real estate tech, and prior to that she served as a Lieutenant in the Israeli Defense Forces. Noga holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Kelly Stein

Strategic Planning Specialist

Kelly is devoted to improving animal welfare and the wellbeing of families. She has worked in fundraising, as a teacher, and in education innovation and design. Kelly graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in Public Health.  


Peter Deck


Peter is a junior at Georgetown University pursuing a B.S. in Foreign Service. He currently works as the Technology Manager for the McDonough Business School, and served as Marketing Director for HMFI, a microfinance non-profit. Peter is deeply interested in promoting environmentally sustainable lifestyles.

Advisory board

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Eyal Briller

Eyal most recently served as Director of Product at Impossible Foods. His past experience includes working as an R&D Food Engineer at Unilever and serving as a Submarine Officer in the Israeli Navy. Eyal holds a B.Sc in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from Technion, Israel and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


Eddie Garza

Eddie is a celebrity plant-based chef, cookbook author, host of the TV show "Global Bites with Eddie Garza", and Program Manager of Food & Nutrition for The Humane Society. His work to reform food systems in marginalized communities has been featured by media outlets including CNN, ¡HOLA! TV, The Washington Post, People, Telemundo, and Univision.

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Chris Wilder

Chris spent the majority of his career in the public benefit sector and currently serves as the CEO of Valley Medical Center Foundation. Chris has benefited from a plant-based diet for over 30 years and is enthusiastic about finding inclusive ways to encourage others to eat less meat. 

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Cody Evans

Cody is the founder of Homecoming Capital, an impact investing firm. He started his career in Blackstone’s Private Equity Group in New York and London, after which he joined an international power developer based in South Africa. Cody holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


Francisco Schmidberger

Francisco is the co-founder of LINK, a digital agency that helps businesses grow their brand presence and go viral on TikTok. He has experience helping Fortune 500 companies create entertaining social media campaigns and is passionate about empowering startups to make a positive impact on the world.


Madhu Yalamarthi

Madhu is a Vice President at GGV Capital, a global venture capital firm, focused on supporting founders and organizations around the world working on the future of food, finance, education, and work. Madhu holds an M.B.A. and an MS from Stanford University and previously worked as a consultant and operator in India and Eastern Africa.

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