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Founder Institute Mentors

Food Ecosystems Virtual 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Foodtech program below.

Mentors

Aape

Aape Pohjavirta

Founder, Leader, Funzi
Aditi

Aditi Jajal-Newey

Founder & Lead Strategist, Flow Concepts & Brandschooled
Aline

Aline De Santa Izabel

Founder, YOGUT ME
Amir

Amir Zaidman

FI Mentor
Andy

Andy Chen

CEO / Angel Investor, Weorder
Ane

Ane Nordahl Carlsen

Chief Investment officer , Grafo AS
Anna

Anna Martinsen

Chief Happiness Officer, Kisko Labs
Antti

Antti Akonniemi

Founder, CEO, Kisko Labs Oy
Ayşegül

Ayşegül Özkavukcu

Business Development Manager, Migros Ticaret A.Ş.
Bjørn

Bjørn Ekelund

Chairman, Senior Consultant, Human Factors AS
Bruno

Bruno Pešec

Independent Expert, Pešec Global
Carlo

Carlo Rivis

CEO & Founder, Innovation Discovery
Chander Shekher

Chander Shekher Joshi

Innovation Consultant , TCS
Charlotte

Charlotte Aschim

CEO and Co-Founder, TotalCtrl
Christer

Christer Schoultz

Investor & Board Professional, Vöner | Kantamo
Claudia

Claudia Parms

Head of Marketing & Communications, Alberts
Damien

Damien Mongrand

Operation & Scale-up Lead, BlinkIn.io
Dimitris

Dimitris Polychronopoulos

Oslo Chapter Director, Founder institute
Dmitri

Dmitri Sarle

CEO, Earthians.com
Eduardo

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez

Mentor and Adviser for passionate people & companies, EduardoAdviser
Eeppi

Eeppi Nieminen

Business Development Manager, Taiste
Erick

Erick Arnberg

Strategy and Operations Lead - Northern Europe, Games & Apps, Google
Fabian

Fabian Geyrhalter

Founder and Principal, Finien
Faraaz

Faraaz Ali

Managing Director, Coach, Speaker, faraazali.com
Fernanda

Fernanda Vanoni Matta

Business Development & Innovation , Tradal Brazil / Pura Vida
Fernando

Fernando Goldman

Director of Supply & Growth, deBetti
Gabriel

Gabriel Wyner

Founder and CEO, Fluent Forever
George

George Guerra

Founder, ProfitableClients.com
Ifat

Ifat Peled Dinstag

CPA, IPD - Finance Strategy
Jan

Jan Lindblad

Founder, All for Eco
Jan Erik

Jan Erik Nyrövaara

FI Mentor
Janne

Janne Saarikko

Creator of Firsts / Ecosystem Evangelist / Food Ecosystems Specialist / Head of Think Tank, www.jannesaarikko.com
Jason

Jason Bayne

Managing Partner, Surf Consult AS
Joaquim

Joaquim Macedo De Sousa

Executive Director, Smart Rural HIESE
Jon

Jon Hautamäki

Partner, Nordic Law
Jose

Jose Jimenez

Business Development Manager, Seedrs
Jussi

Jussi Markula

Entrepreneur, Prominda
Justine

Justine Reichman

Founder, Next Gen Chef
Kamal

Kamal Hassan

Founding Partner, Loyal VC
Katharina

Katharina Breme

Head Innovation & Technology and Quality, Migros Industries Segment 2 / Groupe ELSA-Mifroma
Kaye

Kaye Hope

CCO, Farmable
Khalid

Khalid Abbas

Founder, Trainer, Technologist, Kzetta Technologies AB
Kristoffer

Kristoffer Lawson

Head of Product, Attractive.ai
Lauri

Lauri Kokkila

Investment Manager, Inventure
Mar

Mar Serra

Regional Applications and Manufacturing manager Beverages, Nestle
Mar

Mar Eroles Navarro

Founder, Mandarina Capital
Martin

Martin Sohr

Strategy Director, Nestle
Matti

Matti Copeland

FI Mentor
Max

Max Atallah

Senior Associate Lawyer, Nordic Law Ltd.
Max

Max Leveau

FI Mentor
Miguel

Miguel Silva

Founder and CEO, Visualyst
Mike

Mike Bradshaw

Head Coach, Sampo Accelerator
Mikko

Mikko Honkakorpi

Partner, Digital Nature Oy
Mikko

Mikko Pohjola

CEO, Monttu Ventures
Mikko

Mikko Koskinen

Co-founder, Kyrö Distillery
Nadia

Nadia Alexander

FI Mentor
Nicolas

Nicolas Breitburd

Head of Investment Strategy, Angel Hub
Nigel

Nigel Iyer

Co-Founder, B4 Investigate AB www.b4investigate.com
Olavi

Olavi Mertanen

Commercialization expert, Aalto University
Pantea

Pantea Lotfian

Dr. , Camrosh
Petri

Petri Lehmuskoski

Co-Founder, Gorilla Ventures Oy
Pia

Pia Erkinheimo

Partner, Director, Fingertip Ltd
Piotr

Piotr Pluta

CEO, Human Factors AS
Pouria

Pouria Kay

Founder CEO, Grib
Ramkumar

Ramkumar Nair

Founder & CEO, Mycorena AB
Renata

Renata Pereira

VP Business Development, National Oilwell Varco
Ricardo

Ricardo Monagas

Co-founder at Uppersky / CTO at TotalCtrl.no, Uppersky / TotalCtrl.no
Rie Aleksandra

Rie Aleksandra Walle

Founder & Manager, Bedre Bedrift AS
Risto

Risto Rautakorpi

Co-dounder, Gorilla Ventures Oy
Saga

Saga Forss

Board Member, Co-owner, Soppakeittiö (Soup&More Oy)
Scott

Scott Landers

Co-Founder, Systems Engineer, Figure 8 Logistics
Seamus

Seamus Holohan

CEO, The Helsinki Distilling Company
Shira

Shira Rosen

owner, Shira rosen
Stefan

Stefan Petersson

Partner, Investor & Company Builder, Xplorico
Suzanne

Suzanne Fanning

FI Mentor
Tania

Tania Villares Balsa

Investment Director, Cambridge Enterprise
Tasha

Tasha Tolmacheva

Co-Founder, Haze Shift
Tugce

Tugce Ergun

Partner & Chief of Innovation, SAF Nutrition
Vahid

Vahid Mortezaei

Food Designer, Vahid Mortezaei Studio
William

William Laratta

Global R&D and Open Innovation Leader, Barry Callebaut
Windi

Windi Muziasari

FI Mentor

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