Team

Carlos Ruiz

Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman

Louis Frachon

Co-Founder, COO & Board Member

Jonas Müller

Co-Founder & CTO

Marc Lickes

CFO & CEO Deputy

Scott B. Cross

Acting CBDO

Pamela Vazquez

Chief Food Technology Officer

Patrick Furnari

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Xiaoyue Du

Chief Sustainability Officer

Marta Castellano

R&D Food

Dingding Wang

Financial Analyst

Silvia Leuzinger

R&D Food

Joann Buitrago

Acting Marketing Specialist

Individuals don’t build great companies,

teams do.

Advisors & Support

Frank Ramirez

Strategic Advisor

Frank Ramirez is a serial entrepreneur and fractional C-level executive with demonstrated skills in productizing technologies, building leadership teams, and funding new ventures. He is a director and co-founder of the Latino Business Action Network and the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative and is currently supporting Flatev in a variety of roles.

Ryan Fitzgerald

Strategic Advisor

Ryan Fitzgerald is an experienced consumer products industry professional whose career has included managing client accounts for Mullen Advertising and running engagements for Deloitte Consulting.  He is currently a strategic business developer for Keurig Green Mountain and advises Flatev in areas of corporate strategy and partnership development.

Ranjan Damodar

Technical Advisor

Ranjan Damodar is a former GE Global Product and Marketing Leader with over 25 years of experience in Consumer Durables and former Global Products Leader for Coffee Brewing Systems at Keurig Green Mountain. He is currently advising Flatev with topics related to product strategy and Intellectual Property and has accessed his network of ex-Keurig team members to potentially fill future strategic and operational tasks.

 Victor Arias

Strategic Advisor

Victor Arias Jr. is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry. He is a core member of the CEO/Board Services practice and is also the Global Leader of Diversity & Inclusion for the firm. Mr. Arias served for 15 years on the board of directors of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI) and is a trustee emeritus for the Stanford University board of trustees. He is a director and co-founder of the Latino Business Action Network and the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative and is currently supporting Flatev with strategic partnership development.

Jerry Lozinski

Technical Advisor

Jerry Lozinski is former Vice President for Jarden, Independent Engineering Manufacturing and Sourcing Specialist.

Paola Ghillani

CTI Advisor

Paola Ghillani is Board Member of Migros and former CEO of Max Havelaar.

Javier Gonzalez V.

Advisor

Director of the Culinary Art School in Tijuana (Mexico).

Antonia Allegra

Coach, Advisor

Chef, Coach, Author and Food Writer.

Mark Bouckley

Mark Bouckley

Advisor

Mark Bouckley was formerly CFO at Clarks Companies, N.A , footwear retailer and wholesaler. He has also served as CFO for high growth startups in the Boston region and remains actively engaged in the startup community. He has been a mentor to flatev and brings his knowledge in finance as well as experience of building a brand in the North American market across multiple distribution channels.

Investors

Tonio Meier

Tonio Meier

Investor

Francisco Gil Díaz

Investor

Philippe Chevalier

Investor

Philippe advises flatev on strategic and financial topics. He has more than 20 years experience in fast moving industries. Philippe was from July 2008 to December 2012 CFO of Orange Switzerland, a company that he sold to Apax Partners LLP. Philippe graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in France and holds a MBA from London Business School.