Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.



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Ken Lee, Ph.D
Professor, Food Science and Technology

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Steven Clinton, M.D, Ph.D
Professor, Internal Medicine

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Michael Leiblein, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Strategic Management Group


Associate Director
Associate Director

Advisory Board


Susan Finn
Susan Finn
President and CEO
Finn/Parks & Associates

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Matt Habash
President and CEO
Mid-Ohio Foodbank

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Surinder Kumar

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Sudip Parikh 

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Americas at DIA Global

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Ken Smith
Director of Food & Beverage Division (retired)
Procter & Gamble

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Dan Wampler
Synergy Flavors (OH) LLC


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Julie Manning
Executive Manager