Is Food Still Hot?

Brad Jakeman & Rini Greenfield, Co-Founders & Managing Partners, Rethink Food Excerpt from September 2022 Newsletter A recent report by Pitchbook generated wide media attention suggesting that Food Tech as a sector may be experiencing a slowdown. Let’s get into that first! Pitchbook reported that in the second quarter of 2022, the overall transaction value […]

Steve Ells

Steve Ells serves as a Senior Strategic Advisor for Rethink Food. He is the Founder, former CEO and Executive Chairman of Chipotle Mexican Grill. Ells founded Chipotle in 1993 with the idea that food served fast did not have to be a typical fast-food experience. Ells revolutionized the idea of fast food, spearheading a wave […]

Richard Demato

Richard Demato is an Operating Advisor on Supply Chain for Rethink Food. He is the GM & Head of Transformation at Simon Data, a customer data platform (CDP) and Gartner 2020 Cool Vendor that enables top brands such as Tripadvisor, ASOS, Venmo, Unilever, Betterment, Vivino, Blue Apron, BarkBox and Wyndham to unify all of their […]

Rick Segal

Rick Segal serves as the Executive Director of Rethink Capital Partners, as well as serving as an Investment Committee Member for Rethink Food. Mr. Segal has served on the boards of many public and private companies which include Hudson General Inc., Air Express Int., and Penn Traffic, Schoolnet, Civitas, Wireless Generation, Smarterer and Flocabulary. Currently, […]

Rini Greenfield

Rini Greenfield serves as the Founding Managing Partner of Rethink Food with Brad Jakeman. She is the former co-founder of Adaptive Management, a Tiger Management in-house portfolio, where she helped pioneer the use of big data analysis and visualization to make fundamental long-term investments. Rini is also currently a Board Advisor for Novus Capital, a […]

Moira Cullen

Moira Cullen serves as a Operating Advisor on Design for Rethink Food. An internationally recognized design strategist, writer and educator, named “one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company and among the “most influential designers in the past 50 years” by Graphic Design USA,Moira has forged a career leading strategic creative solutions […]

Lisa Mann

Lisa Mann serves as an Operating Advisor on Marketing & Talent for Rethink Food. She is the Managing Director and CMO of Raines, a talent advisory and executive search firm, that is on a mission to maximize human potential. At Raines, she works closely with senior leaders of Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, VC and PE […]