Speaker Lineup

LAST UPDATE: NOVEMBER 4, 2009

Our current speaker lineup (for both BevNET Live & Beverage School) includes:

  • Ravi Arunachalam
    VP & General Manager; Golden Gate Beverage Co., Inc.
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  • Manoj Bhargava
    CEO and Founder; Living Essentials
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  • Jeremy Black
    VP of Marketing; Sambazon
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  • Ryan Black
    CEO; Sambazon
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  • Larry Braun
    Partner; Sheppard Mullin LLC
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  • Hoby Buppert
    CEO; Hobarama, Inc.
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  • Gillian Christie
    CEO; Christie Communications
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  • Janet DiGiovana
    Co-Founder; DASH Advisors
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  • Erik Donhowe
    Vice President Beverage Business Unit; WILD Flavors
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  • Robert Groux
    President; Coast Beverage Distributors
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  • Steve Haley
    CEO; Celsius Beverage
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  • Deryck J. van Rensburg
    President; Venturing & Emerging Brands
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  • Tal Johnson
    Managing Partner; Adventure Funds
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  • David Karr
    Co-Founder; Guayaki Yerba Maté
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  • Steven Kessler
    Co-Founder; Healthy Beverage Company
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  • Gerry Khermouch
    Editor; Beverage Business Insights
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  • Michael Kirban
    CEO; Vita Coco (All Market Inc.)
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  • Jeff Klineman
    Editor; BevNET.com
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  • Brent Knudsen
    Managing Partner; Partnership Capital Growth Advisers
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  • Brian Krumrei
    Principal; TSG Consumer Partners
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  • TJ Louderbeck
    CEO; Bay Area Beverage
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  • Ian McLean
    CEO; McLean Design
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  • Mark Muench
    CEO; Central Beverage
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  • Barry Nathanson
    Publisher; Beverage Spectrum
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  • Mark Rampolla
    CEO; ZICO
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  • Chris Reed
    Founder and CEO; REED’s Inc.
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  • Pat Richardson
    Tax Partner; Moss Adams
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  • Jimmy Rosenberg
    President and Founder; Evolution Fresh
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  • Erik Rothchild
    Owner; Whey Up
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  • James Rouse
    Co-Founder; MIX1
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  • Danny Rubenstein
    Co-Founder; DASH Advisors
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  • Eric Schnell
    Co-Founder; Healthy Beverage Company
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  • Bill Sipper
    Partner; Cascadia Consulting Group
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  • Phil Smallwood
    Beverage Category Director; am/pm Stores
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  • Christina Staalstrom
    COO; Hobarama, Inc.
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  • Greg Steltenpohl
    Founder; Adina
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  • Greg Stroh
    Co-Founder; MIX1
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  • Jim Tonkin
    Principal; Healthy Brand Builders
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  • Kevin Watterson
    President; G. Housen
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  • Andrew Whitman
    Managing Partner; 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners
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  • Debby Wildrick
    SVP – Sales and Marketing; Equa Water
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