Speaker Profile

Rick Klauser
Chief Executive Officer / Sprout Organic Foods, Inc.

Rick Klauser’s career has spanned three decades across multiple functions in corporate and private equity companies, which evolved into his passion for healthy foods and global expertise in infant nutrition. He was Nestlé U.S.’s first chief marketing and medical sales officer and created an age-/stage-based portfolio strategy which redefined the infant nutrition category hierarchy. As global head of Nestlé S.A.’s “Start Healthy, Stay Healthy” campaign, Mr. Klauser led the largest unbranded corporate education initiative of its kind, designed to help parents and medical practitioners around the world understand the lifelong impact of proper nutrition in the first one thousand days of life.