Foodservice 2020 Speakers

Robert Irvine

Robert Irvine

Chef and Businessman

Robert Irvine is a world-class chef and businessman best known for his work as host of Restaurant: Impossible on Food Network, which is now airing its 16th season. As a philanthropist focusing on veterans’ issues, he created the Robert Irvine Foundation to support wounded servicemen and their families. He is the author of four cookbooks, the most recent of which, Family Table By Robert Irvine, serves as a guide for bringing families back together around the dinner table. 
Lauren M. Scott - Chief Marketing Officer

Lauren M. Scott

Chief Marketing Officer, Produce Marketing Association

Lauren M. Scott joined PMA as CMO in October 2016. Lauren has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer products industry. Prior to PMA, Lauren worked at PepsiCo and Diageo in a variety of marketing roles with increasing responsibility including brand management, foodservice, activation, field marketing, national promotions, cultural branding, global innovation and strategy. She began her career as a four-year Inroads intern and full-time hire in sales at Colgate-Palmolive.

Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Rutgers University, a master of business administration from University of Maryland and a master’s in strategic communication from Columbia University, where she continues as a graduate project adviser. Lauren also actively coaches and mentors. A self-described foodie, Lauren's civic passions include combating food insecurities and perpetuating arts and culture.

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