Robyn O’Brien

A former financial and food-industry analyst with Goldman Sachs, Robin O’Brien is an author, public speaker, and strategist whose passion for, focus on, and critical insight into the global food system prompted the New York Times to describe her as “food’s Erin Brockovich.” She is the author of the book The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It, founder of the AllergyKids Foundation, a boardmember of Healthy Child Healthy World and Just Label It, and an advisor to several companies. O’Brien has been named by Shape magazine as one of 2009’s “Women To Shape the World, by Forbes Woman as one of “20 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter,” and by the Discovery Channel as one of its 15 Top Visionaries.