Ryan dowdy

Ryan Dowdy, Ph.D.


Ryan Dowdy spearheads technical analyses for GFI’s Science & Technology department and oversees SciTech’s Science & Technology Analysis Team (STAT).

Areas of Expertise: food science, fermentation, technical analyses, forecasting and modeling, public speaking, data science

Ryan oversees SciTech’s Science & Technology Analysis Team (STAT), working to ensure that GFI’s subject matter experts have game-changing impacts that move the alternative protein field forward. Ryan has a doctorate in food science from the University of California Davis with an emphasis in biotechnology. Prior to joining GFI in 2021, Ryan managed the Food System for NASA’s International Space Station. He believes in the power of science and technology to sustainably feed the future.