Laurie Demeritt, Guest Innovator at the CIA's Food Business School

Laurie Demeritt

Chief Executive Officer, The Hartman Group

As the Chief Executive Officer, Laurie Demeritt drives the vision, strategy, and operations for The Hartman Group, a consultancy focused on identifying demand-side trends in the food and beverage industry. Laurie oversees client projects focused on issues of portfolio management, brand renovation, consumer insights, and innovation. A nationally recognized authority on consumer behavior and culture, Laurie received her MBA from the University of Washington and her BA from Cornell University.