Veganism in Plant-Based Business
CEO and Founder, Miyoko's Creamery
Miyoko Schinner is the Founder and CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery. She is recognized by the United Nations as a ‘Vegan Revolutionary’ in its 'The Future of Women' global initiative, and named one of Forbes 50 Women over 50, Miyoko Schinner, Founder & CEO of Miyoko’s Creamery, is an epicurean activist, who is leading the creation of the animal-free, plant dairy food system.
Miyoko has dedicated her life to inspiring compassion through the joy of food and the positivity of plants. She is also the co-founder of Rancho Compasión, a farmed animal sanctuary in California that provides a home to over 120 rescued farm animals.
Schinner has been featured in Bloomberg, Forbes, The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Huffpost, Food & Wine and many more.
Cofounder, Vegan Fried Chick*n (VFC)
Matthew Glover is an activist and an entrepreneur dedicated to removing animals from the food system. Having co-founded the global phenomenon Veganuary, and then the US-based NGO Million Dollar Vegan, Matthew launched Veg Capital to provide early-stage investment to companies developing vegan meat, dairy, eggs and seafood replacements.
More recently, he co-founded VFC, a vegan fried chick*n brand which marries activism with business, and seeks to spare the lives of chickens - the most abused land animals on the planet. He's also part of the Sentient Ventures team, a venture fund focused on alternative proteins.