Danielle Gould is the Founder and CEO of Food+Tech Connect, the site of record and connector for the food tech sector. She believes technology, collaboration and innovative business models are key to creating a better future for food. In 2009, she started Food+Tech Connect to help people get the information and connections they need to re-engineer the food system. In 2010, she hosted the first food hackathon, and she continues to work with game-changing companies like Applegate, Google and Chipotle to build a community of innovators tackling big challenges through hackathons. Most recently, she launched Food+Tech Ed, a learning community dedicated to helping food entrepreneurs build and grow successful businesses.
She is a founding member of the Culinary Institute of America’s Business Leadership Council, a member of the Google Innovation Lab For Food Experiences and a mentor for Accel Foods and FOOD-X. She is also a contributor to Forbes and The Huffington Post.