Keynote Speaker: Seth Goldman, Co-Founder and CEO, Eat the Change | Co-Founder, PLNT Burger | Chair of Beyond Meat

Main Theater November 3, 2022 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman is widely recognized as one of the DC area’s most influential, impactful and successful entrepreneurs and builder of brands. He is the Co-Founder of Eat the Change, a planet-friendly snack brand that helps people “Snack to the Future”. Eat the Change recently launched Just Ice Tea, a line of organic bottled tea to go along with the company’s mushroom jerky and carrot snacks.

Seth and his co-Founder, Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn are also co-founders of PLNT Burger, a plant-based quick-serve restaurant that offers delicious burgers, sandwiches, fries, and soft-serve.

Seth is also the Co-founder of Honest Tea and Chair of the board of Beyond Meat. He has been widely recognized for his entrepreneurial success and impact, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Washington, the Washington DC Business Hall of Fame, Beverage Industry Magazine’s Executive of the Year and Partnership for Healthier America’s CEO of the Year.

Seth and his wife, Julie Farkas, have also launched ETC Impact, which is a donating $1.25M over three years into non-profit organizations that educate and inspire consumers to make climate-conscious choices with their diet.

He is a graduate of Harvard College (1987) and the Yale School of Management (1995) and is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. Seth and Barry Nalebuff are the authors, along with graphic artist Soongyun Choi, of The New York Times bestselling comic book, Mission in a Bottle.