Zak Weston, Guest Innovator at the CIA's Food Business School

Zak Weston

The Good Food Institute (GFI)

Zak works at the Good Food Institute (GFI), an international nonprofit focused on creating a healthy, just, and sustainable food system through plant-based protein innovation, fermentation-derived proteins, and cellular agriculture. He consults with leading foodservice operators, food manufacturers, and alternative protein supply chain companies to help increase the quality and quantity of their plant-based meat, egg, and dairy offerings and meet the growing consumer demand for alternative protein foods. An active member of the Effective Altruism community, Zak holds a BA in Business Management from Cedarville University, and joined GFI after several years of experience in sales and working with startups.