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Having seen the very best, the worst, and the ugliest of the food industry, Laurent Adamowicz gives a poignant account of how our food system has dramatically changed over the last two decades. Could the obesity epidemic be directly linked to what our food has been eating?

Senior Fellow 2011 in the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, Laurent Adamowicz is a former food industry executive and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder & CEO of Bon’App, a simple nutrition guidance mobile application that tells you what’s in your food.


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Laurent Adamowicz

Laurent Adamowicz

Founder and Chairman of EChO – Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, a not-for-profit health technology and research organization with a mission to improve overall public health of children and reduce the cost of healthcare associated with poor nutrition and childhood obesity. Since 2010, Laurent is also a member of the Nutrition Round Table at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the founder and President of Bon’App, a social enterprise that improves access to, and quality of, nutrition education.

Born and raised in Paris, France, Laurent holds a BA in International Affairs from ESCP-Europe, a Master in Business Administration from the Wharton School, a Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University in New York, and is a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.