2014 Conference Speakers

Rick Rangler
Rick Rangler

Senior Industrial Design Lead – Product Development, Amcor

Sneha Shah
Sneha Shah

Global Technical Director, Avery Dennison

Lauren Kremin
Lauren Kremin

Senior Innovation Manager, Beam Suntory

Terry Schwartz
Terry Schwartz

Director of Global Design, Campbell Soup Company

Tom Heagney
Tom Heagney

Quality Manager, Cargill

Matt Wood
Matt Wood

Estate Director, Chandon USA & Newton Vineyards

Bala Kottapalli
Bala Kottapalli

Principal Microbiologist – Food Safety, Conagra

Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly

Chief Executive Officer, Emerald Packaging

Dan Balan
Dan Balan

President, Fastraqq Inc

Mark Sewald
Mark Sewald

Principal Scientist, General Mills Inc.

Blake McGowan
Blake McGowan

Managing Consultant, Ergonomic Engineer, Humantech Inc.

Kelley Styring
Kelley Styring

Principal, Insightfarm Inc.

Chris Cetnar
Chris Cetnar

Senior Scientist, J.M. Smucker Co.

Dyfed “Fred” Richards
Dyfed “Fred” Richards

Chief Creative Officer, Kaleidoscope

Evangelia Pelonis
Evangelia Pelonis

Counsel, Keller & Heckman

Terry Clark
Terry Clark

Research Principal – Flexible Packaging R&D, Kraft Foods

Mary Zalla
Mary Zalla

Global President of Consumer Brands, Landor Associates

Joel Forbes
Joel Forbes

Innovation Commercial Team Lead, MeadWestvaco Corporation

Dennis Young
Dennis Young

Instructor of Packaging Development Technology, Michigan State University, School of Packaging

Jonah Smith
Jonah Smith

Sustainability Manager, Policy & Reporting, MillerCoors

Jill McCurdy
Jill McCurdy

Director of Packaging Innovation & Development, MillerCoors

Viktorija Gnatoka
Viktorija Gnatoka

Global Packaging Analyst, Mintel

Roger Zellner
Roger Zellner

Director of Global Packaging Innovation & Sustainability, RDQ, Mondelez International

Denise Lefebvre
Denise Lefebvre

Vice President, Global Beverage Packaging, PepsiCo

Gail Barnes, Ph.D.
Gail Barnes, Ph.D.

Partner, Personify

Scott Steele
Scott Steele

President, Plastic Technologies Inc.

Chris Tilton
Chris Tilton

Chief Technology Officer, Smart Planet Technologies

Alonso Prado
Alonso Prado

International Strategic Marketing Director, Tampico Beverage Inc.

Albe Zakes
Albe Zakes

Global Vice President of Communications, Terracycle Inc

Elisabeth Comere
Elisabeth Comere

Director of Environment & Government Affairs, Tetra Pak

Alex Blake
Alex Blake

Graphic Designer, The Fresh Market

Andy Kurtts
Andy Kurtts

Design Manager, The Fresh Market

Craig Sawicki
Craig Sawicki

Chief Creative Officer, TricorBraun

Colleen Kavanagh
Colleen Kavanagh

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zego