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Welcome to the
Crusonia on the Delta
FOOD IS HEALTH Digital Forum

Paul Noglows, President & Executive Director, Crusonia on the Delta
Jasbir Dhaliwal, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Memphis

Opening Remarks

Carter Williams, CEO, iSelect Fund

Keynote Conversation:
Food Is Health

Natalie DiNicola, Chief of Staff, Benson Hill
Erin Wiggins, Director of Digital/Physical Transformation of Health & Wellness at Walmart
Dr. Robert Lustig, Pediatric endocrinologist and Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco
Carter Williams, CEO, iSelect Fund

Crusonia Solution Providers

Hypoglycemia Support Foundation, presented by Wolfram Anderson, CEO

Foogal, presented by Todd Knobel, CEO

Digestiva, presented by Joel Cherry, CEO

Standard Soil, presented by Russ Conser, CEO

The Delta as a “Proving Ground” for Impact in Action

Andy McCarroll, General Counsel, Southeastern Asset Management, and Boardmember & Treasurer, Crusonia on the Delta
Roshun Austin, Executive Director, The Works Inc

Watch the featured mini-documentary, The Food Deserts of Memphis from The Guardian’s Divided Cities series.

Providing Quality Healthcare to the Disadvantaged Population of Greater Memphis and Beyond

Dr. Tanya Stewart, Physician Executive & Health Tech Advisor
Dr. Scott Morris, Founder & CEO, Church Health
Andy McMahon, Vice President, Health and Human Services Policy, UnitedHealthcare, Community & Statespeaker

Why Memphis & The Delta?

Lyman Aldrich, Chairman, Crusonia on the Delta; EVP and Agribusiness Lead, Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors, LLC
Barry Knight, SVP, Indigo Ag

Next California?
The Delta as a Proving Ground for the Next Generation of Food & Health

Rob Trice, Founder and Partner, Better Food Ventures
John Butler, CEO, Agricenter International
AG Kawamura, Former California Secretary of Department of Food & Agriculture
Julia Kurnik, Director, Innovation Start-Ups at World Wildlife Fund
Pete Nelson, Executive Director, AgLaunch

Crusonia Solution Providers

AgLaunch, presented by Jade Clark, Director, Community Impact

Boost Biomes, presented by Jamie Bacher, CEO 

UbiQD, presented by Hunter McDaniel, CEO

Autonomous Pivot, presented by Yuval Aviel, CEO

Better Nutrition from the Growing Field to the Playing Field

Jarvis Greer, Sports Director, WMC Action News 5
Leslie Bonci, Dietitian, Kansas City Chiefs
Dr. Scott StollCo-Founder & Chairman, The Plantrician Project

Food Transparency & Sustainability in the Time of COVID-19

Justin Davey, Editorial Content Director, Meredith Agrimedia
Rob Dongoski, Partner and Food & Agriculture Leader, Ernst & Young
Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of the US Farmers and Ranchers in Action (USFRA)

The Need to Engage the Consumer in the Food, Ag & Health Story

Michelle Gloeckler, 30-year Retail and Consumer Goods C-level Executive; Walmart, Hershey’s
Matt Crisp, CEO, Benson Hill
Vonnie Estes, VP of Technology, Produce Marketing Association (PMA)

The Next Generation of Food & Health

Ken Rubin, Chief Culinary Officer, Rouxbe Online Culinary School
Dan Marek, School Program Manager, Whole Kids Foundation & Chef Educator

Memphis = Innovation

Rob Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, FedEx
Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Indigo Ag & General Partner, Flagship Pioneering
Paul Noglows, President & Executive Director, Crusonia on the Delta
Jasbir Dhaliwal, EVP for Research and Innovation, University of Memphis

Is this the Flip the Switch Moment?

Tyler Cowen, Economist & Author, Stubborn Attachments; Big Business
Carter Williams, CEO, iSelect Fund

Closing Remarks

Paul Noglows, President & Executive Director, Crusonia on the Delta