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Blake Byrne

BUSINESS INNOVATION SPECIALIST

Blake Byrne analyzes macro-level implications of scaling alt protein technologies. He also advises investors, corporations, and founders on entry points into the industry.

Areas of expertise: techno-economics, forecasts, white space advisory.

Blake leads GFI’s efforts to discover and impel high-potential entrepreneurs and business professionals to create the latest innovations in plant-based and cell-based foods. A former strategy consultant, advisor to an institute for regenerative medicine, and health policy enthusiast, Blake is laser focused on harvesting the next crop of companies that are unambiguously good for our planet and palate. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Public Health and a minor in Entrepreneurship.