Kim Seeling Smith, CEO, Ignite Global
Kim is an expert on helping frontline managers and leaders do their best work. Kim’s practical leadership training and programs were developed from over 20 years of experience helping companies attract, develop, and retain employees and leaders. She is an in-demand consultant for leading food companies on frontline leadership development, including Coca-Cola, AB InBev, Lactalis, Foodco, McDonald’s, and many more. Kim is also an accomplished author of Mind Reading for Managers and 101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career.
Holly Mockus, Senior Industry Analyst, Alchemy
Holly has over 30 years of experience in the food industry with companies including ConAgra, Kellogg, and Sara Lee. She has held leadership positions in food safety, quality assurance, sanitation, and plant regulatory affairs. She was honored with the 2013 SQF Outstanding Achievement Award and was named 2016 Food Logistics Champion. Holly is passionate about the importance of training in the food industry.