Speakers

Ben McKean

Ben McKean

Founder & CEO, Hungryroot

Speaker  

Ben McKean is the Founder and CEO of Hungryroot, a brand of healthy indulgent foods sold at Hungryroot.com, in Whole Foods and on FreshDirect and Amazon Fresh. Hungryroot offers over 25 products spanning carrot noodle pad Thai to chickpea cookie dough, all packed with protein, fiber and nutrients and ready-to-eat in under 7 minutes. Prior to Hungryroot, Ben was a Vice President and General Manager at Groupon, overseeing their food and beverage business. Ben came to Groupon through the acquisition of Savored, which he founded in 2009. Savored was the nation’s leading provider of yield management technology to the restaurant industry. Prior to Savored, Ben worked in Merrill Lynch’s technology investment banking group. Ben is graduate of Georgetown University and currently lives in New York City.