John W. Roulac is the founder and CEO of Nutiva, the world’s leading organic superfoods brand of hemp, coconut, chia, and red palm superfoods. Founded in 1999 Nutiva has been named one of Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing companies in America for seven years in a row.
A longtime advocate for healthy people and ecosystems, John has authored four books on environmental topics, with combined sales of more than one million copies. He helped jumpstart the modern home-composting movement in the early 1990s and successfully sued the US DEA to keep hemp foods legal in 2001. He has founded four nonprofit ecological groups, including GMOInside.org. Most recently, John helped organize and sponsor the Soil Not Oil conference on climate change and carbon farming in September 2015, with over 1,000 people in attendance.