Jeff Weaber is the Owner of Aqua ViTea, a Vermont-based brand that brews authentic kombucha. Previously, he was a Brewer at Lucky Labrador Brew Pub, where he gained experience in fermentation and helped the brewery scale to meet increasing demands. After moving from Oregon to Vermont, Jeff launched [more...]
Nabeel Alamgir was born in Bangladesh and moved to Kuwait seven years later, then to Queens, New York, seven years after that. He began his career as the first busboy at the Bareburger flagship store in Astoria and spent his free time devising marketing objectives for the CEO. In 2019, Nabeel found [more...]
Abraham Kamarck is the Founder and CEO of True Made Foods, a brand that reinvents America’s favorite condiments using real fruits and vegetables instead of sugar. Before founding True Made Foods, Abraham served as a Naval aviator for eight years, where he ran operations and deployments around the [more...]
Amy Zitelman is the CEO of Soom Foods, a supplier of globally-inspired premium tahini pantry foods. The company has been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Food & Wine, and Cooking Light. As Soom’s strategic leader, Amy utilizes interpersonal communication s [more...]
Matt Weiss is the Founder and CEO of RIND Snacks, a healthy snack brand focused on whole fruit nutrition. RIND's mission is to help consumers snack better by eating the whole fruit, maximizing nutritional value, and minimizing food waste. Matt launched RIND Snacks in 2017 — prior to that, he spen [more...]
Ramon Vela is the Founder of CommerceFocused Media, which produces The Story of a Brand, a podcast that features DTC, CPG, and omnichannel brands. The podcast has more than 950 episodes, over 700 interviews with brand founders, and tens of thousands of listeners. As The Story of a Brand’s host, R [more...]
Laureen Moyal is a Founding Partner and Creative Director at Paperwhite Studio, a multi-disciplinary design consultancy. Paperwhite collaborates with clients to build identities and grow them into full-blown experiences and digital spaces. Laureen has experience developing integrated branding solut [more...]
Luis Gramajo is a Co-Founder and Partner of Wunderkeks, a consumer-packaged cookie brand. He is responsible for the company’s product development, sales, and customer relationship management. With a background in trade marketing and PR, Luis has experience in the CPG space running supermarket bra [more...]
"It's fun for brands to sit around and write their big manifestos of what they believe in. It's a whole other nightmare trying to execute on it and do it sustainably." - Cole Riley
Join Taja as she sits down with the founder of Wellfare, Cole Riley in an all new Brand Alchemist Podcast.
"I wanted to shape the story myself." - Laurel Orley
Join Taja as she sits down with the founder of Daily Crunch, Laurel Orley in an all new Brand Alchemist Podcast.
Join Taja Dockendorf, Founder and Creative Director of Pulp+Wire and host of The Brand Alchemist Podcast as she sits down with [more...]