Principal and Founder
Speaker-Protein Planet: A conversation with Christopher Gardner, PhD, and Arlin Wasserman
Arlin Wasserman is a principal and the founder of Changing Tastes, a consultancy that finds value and opportunity at the intersection of the five major drivers of change in our food system: sustainability, public health, information technology, demographics and the changing role of the culinary professional. The firm's insights at the intersection of these forces are the basis for the strategy, innovation, sustainability and performance management services it provides to Fortune 100 and growth stage food companies, trade associations and partnerships, public sector and private investors, academic and nonprofit institute. Arlin also is a fellow at the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability at the Virginia Polytechnic University and chair of the Sustainable Business Leadership Council for Menus of Change, a joint initiative of the Culinary Institute of America and the Harvard School of Public Health. Formerly the Vice President for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Sodexo, Mr. Wasserman led the company's North American sustainability efforts including environmental, health and wellbeing, community engagement, and sustainable food and agriculture.