Todd Beckman
Todd Beckman
President
Verb Biotics

Todd is a seasoned leader in the consumer products industry with more than 20 years of executive level experience. Todd is now the President of Verb Biotics, a recent Ginkgo Bioworks spin-out company. Prior to joining Verb, Todd was the co-founder and COO of NextFoods, the makers of GoodBelly probiotics.

At GoodBelly, Todd spearheaded innovation, sales, and supply chain. Prior to launching GoodBelly, Todd was an integral part of the success of at White Wave Inc, in the launching and scaling of Silk Soymilk prior to the acquisition by Dean Foods. Todd was responsible for Strategic Planning and integration of White Wace, Horizon Organic and Dean National Brands post acquisition. Prior to joining White Wave Inc, Todd spent 13 years at Tetra Pak, a world leader in food processing and packaging. Todd held positions in several U.S. markets, as well as in Sweden.

Todd will be part of a panel discussion on "Probiotics, postbiotics, and fermented foods" on March 17.