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  Ryan Edwards | Speaker of the Anuga 2023


Ryan Edwards
Naked Innovations
CEO & Co-Founder
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About Ryan Edwards

Ryan Edwards has spent 18 years innovating in the agrifood industry, starting with 10 years international leadership experience at Cargill as European Head of Marketing & Innovation Leader. Then he began his entrepreneurial journey, co-founding and running 3 agrifood startups, and is currently CEO of Naked Innovations. Ryan has a passion for developing and nurturing diverse talent focused on social and environmental impact. This led him to designing, delivering and mentoring startup venture studios, accelerators and incubators in the agrifood industry, with over 300 startups graduating through them.

Ryan is also a strategic adviser, keynote speaker, coach and innovation designer for entrepreneurs with experience of teaching an MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and designing and delivering innovation programs for senior executives and high potential leaders in organisations such as McCain, UNICEF, Unilever, Bimbo, EIT Food, PepsiCo, and Danone.