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Sharon Cittone

SpecialityCEO & Founder, Edible Planet Ventures

Sharon has been at the forefront of building and growing the global food and agtech ecosystem for the better part of a decade. Her work with start-ups, corporations, investors, policymakers, institutions and youth landed her the title of one of Forbes’ most powerful women shaping the future of food. Cittone believes in connecting the dots, creating opportunities for others, and facilitating the collaboration that will lead to systemic change within the food system. This dedication to finding collaborative solutions and engaging the next generation has become the backbone of her new endeavor. In 2021 Sharon founded Edible Planet Ventures, a systemic platform that aims to reshape our food system by convening leading voices and visionaries to collaborate and innovate around the most pressing challenges of today. Sharon is active in several other roles. She currently is Founding Board Member of the AgrifoodTech Italia Association, is a Mentor for both Rockstart Agrifood and the FoodTech Accelerator, sits on the Advisory Board of the WFP Italia, is a partner at NOW partners, is in the advisory of TrueInvestor and is an advisor for two funds (VC/PE). Furthermore, she is also Global Chair for Food Innovation for the G100, the eminent and empowered group of global leaders all joined in a pact of purpose to create massive opportunities for women worldwide.

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