Benjamina Bollag on Building the Future of Alternative Proteins, Startups as Glaciers and Human Resilience artwork
Brave Dynamics: Authentic Leadership Reflections

Benjamina Bollag on Building the Future of Alternative Proteins, Startups as Glaciers and Human Resilience

  • S1E22
  • 24:37
  • September 25th 2020

Benjamina Bollag is the founder and CEO of HigherSteaks, a London-based food technology startup that uses state-of-the-art culture techniques to grow meat products from sample animal cells. Founded in 2017, HigherSteaks has already begun to make its mark on the agritech industry with multiple features in Forbes, Business Weekly and Yahoo Finance

Previously, Benjamina co-founded a London-based B2B electronics company selling to FTSE500 companies. Benjamina has also worked at Israeli 3D printing company, Stratasys, at the digital marketing division of PepsiCo's joint venture with Strauss and was the lead developer of an ed-tech startup.

Benjamina graduated from Imperial College London with a masters in chemical engineering, where she completed a project focusing on the design of a peptide plant, conducting a lab based research on synthesis and liquid exfoliation of graphitic carbon nitride. In her spare time, she enjoys going on relaxing walks and reading. You can connect with her at https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminabollag/

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