CLOSING SESSION – Learn about how clean-label preservatives play a vital role in future scalability and success of food products in the marketplace.
4:45 TO 5:30 P.M.
Joseph Lake | Chief Executive Offer
Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN)
Joseph Lake is a big picture thinker with deep food innovation, research and collaboration experience across the global food industry.
Joe’s career in diverse and progressive positions with the global powerhouse McCain Foods sparked his entrepreneurial spirit, confirmed his passion for transformative innovation, and honed his analytic and collaborative negotiating skills. While at McCain, he successfully created and launched a global food innovation platform, as well as gained knowledge of innovation network models, incubators and accelerators in other countries, including the U.S., U.K. and Europe.
Joe studied at Dalhousie University where his meticulous and thorough work in food science and technology enabled him to skip a master’s degree on route to completing his PhD. Joe is fluent in English and French.