Hey! We’re Siwen Deng (CTO) and Jessica Schwabach (CEO).
Siwen grew up in a rural agricultural town, where she got her passion for food safety and the environment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Plant Science and Pathology and recently completed her PhD in Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley.
Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She loves scientific exploration. For her, creating healthy, innovative meat alternatives and food systems that sustainably meet protein demands is a dream come true.
We’re so glad you’re on this journey with us.
Meet the Sundial Team
Director of Sales Development
Alexandre is a French biotechnology engineer specialized in agro-business, and holds a master ‘s of international business. Growing up on a farm, he has always been fascinated by the food industry, and is now the Director of Sales Development at Sundial.
Catalina speaks two languages: science and finance. She envisions herself as a link between the biotechnology industry and the financial world, and hopes to promote technological advances, from the pharmaceutical and fuel industry to the food and healthcare sector, with a real impact on society.
Dale Ding is a French national studying Management at the Ecole hôteliere de Lausanne. He assisted the Sundial Foods team on the commercial upscale and initial test launch of the plant-based chicken drumsticks in Switzerland during 2020.
Kevin has over 15 years of experience in the production and manufacturing of plant based beverages. He is prepared to provide direction for the development of a successful production team. Outside of work he considers himself a Renaissance Man who enjoys the outdoors.
Supply Chain Manager
Lisa is the Supply Chain Manager at Sundial Foods. A penchant for food, processes and implementing efficiencies started while working at her family’s deli and continued throughout her career in hospitality, fashion, and food manufacturing. As a vegan and animal advocate, Lisa is excited to be joining the Sundial Team in bringing our cruelty-free, environmentally friendly, and delicious product to the mainstream.
Nithya is the Operations Director at Sundial Foods. During her time studying Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, she found her passion for sustainable and environmentally conscious solutions. She bridges this passion with her interest in building systems and developing innovative process structures - to help bring Sundial’s mission to life.
Process Development Engineer
Prashil holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University. He found his passion for making innovative products that are sustainable and environmentally conscious early in his career while working in product development in the consumer goods sector. He aims to use this passion combined with his interest in the plant-based meat industry to drive Sundial to the forefront of the sustainable meat alternatives market.
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