About the Event
Disruptive Technologists Event: Tech & Food; Lollipops, Cookbooks, Kitchen Incubators and Buzz
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:15 pm at AT&T AdWorks Lab 810 7th Ave, 19th Floor, New York, NY
This event was all about Food & Tech, from lollipops that help you lose weight, to texts that tell you when your table is ready, and personalized cookbooks and experiences of enterprising food tech entrepreneurs.
6:15 – 6:45 Registration, Networking and food!
6:45 – 8:30 Panel Discussion
8:30 – 10:00 Special Disruptive Members Happy Hour at our Disruptive bar
- Andrea Horbitt, Founder of Sukitz and The Chickstarter: Fearless, fun, innovative, Andrea is an onward entrepreneur and model with a niche in brand development. Her skills have allowed her to create and sell several patents for apparel-related goods. Possessing the exceptional ability to identify unsatisfied consumer needs, Andrea created one of the most anticipated edible brands of the year; Sweet Science that debuted with their renowned line of SUKITZ pops. The unique pops provide the consumer with an alternative to unhealthy sweets – while serving as a means to boost energy and act as a diet-aid, a trend Andrea aims to keep consistency within the brand. She has also been a brand consultant to Celebrity Dead or Alive, Happy Hour, and many popular iPhone applications.
- Warner Siebert, Co-Founder & CEO of BuzzTable, a mobile guest management for restaurants. He was recently awarded one of the top Under30CEO’s in the US (2012). Prior to BuzzTable, he co-founded Branded Evolution, a NYC-based sales, marketing, and business development firm that assisted early-stage technology companies transact with brands, agencies, and publishers. Before Branded Evolution, Warner was a Senior Sales & Marketing Executive at Clear Channel Communications where he focused on terrestrial radio and digital initiatives for local and national advertisers. He also spent five years working for a casual dining restaurant group based in the DC/MD/DE region.
- Anna Curran, CEO of CookBook Create: Giving you the ability to organize recipes from family and friends, CookbookCreate.com helps you make your own full-color cookbook with lots of photos. No matter if you are designing a cookbook to preserve family recipes, making a thoughtful wedding gift, or publishing recipes from your blog, your personality will shine through in your print-on-demand cookbook. Once you’re ready to publish, your cookbook will be printed and shipped to your home.
“Just a wonderful event!” – Marc Raphael
“Great, learn a lot about keeping the passion and having a compelling drive to go further” -Micco Wu