July 7, 2019 Riana

Joining fellows in MIT Technology Review’s 2019 Innovator Under 35 List!

I am extremely honored and excited to join this year’s list of incredible young innovators in the MIT 35 under 35. Check out the press release below:

Chicago, IL, USA – June 25, 2019 – Today, CEO and Co-Founder of Journey Foods, Riana Lynn announced she has been named to MIT Technology Review’s prestigious annual list of Innovators Under 35 as an Entrepreneur. Every year, the world renowned media company has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world.

A biologist turned serial entrepreneur, Riana has developed high-growth, nationally recognized technology and food businesses. First-hand experience working through problems and scaling a family juice company inspired her to develop acquired supply chain transparency software. Her products have significantly impacted thousands of food businesses across the US and beyond. Riana’s work impacts some of the most innovative food and agriculture startups in the world, as well as Fortune 500 companies on new innovations. She has served as a recent Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Google and her accomplishments have been featured in CNBC, Forbes, USA Today, Wired, Entrepreneur Magazine, Crain’s “20 in their 20s”, among others. 

Gideon Lichfield, editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review, said: “MIT Technology Review’s annual Innovators Under 35 list is a chance for us to honor the outstanding people behind the breakthrough technologies of the year that have the potential to disrupt our lives. These profiles offer a glimpse into what the face of technology looks like today as well as in the future.”

Learn more about this year’s honorees on the MIT Technology Review website here and in the July/August print magazine, which hits newsstands worldwide on July 2. The honorees are also invited to appear at the upcoming EmTech MIT conference, MIT Technology Review’s annual flagship event that offers a carefully curated perspective on the most significant developments of the year, with a focus on understanding their potential economic and societal impact. EmTech MIT will be held September 17-19, 2019 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Click here to learn more about the event.

Journey Foods is an AI-powered platform that supports product management and nutrition services for food companies. We are creating the future of food science nutrient consumption through software that supports smarter R&D and efficient, data-driven production of packaged foods. Our prototype and “training data” was developed as a re-imagination fruit snacks by focusing on nutrient-density and additional functional ingredient complexes to target immunity, digestion, energy, and brain function. The Journey Foods AI engine streamlines the product development process, allowing teams to create products with more insights and efficiency.

About MIT Technology Review

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About EmTech MIT

Launched in 1999, MIT Technology Review’s annual flagship conference has a longstanding legacy of exploring the biggest technologies and trends of the day. On September 17-29, 2019, EmTech MIT will offer a carefully curated perspective on the most significant developments of the year, including artificial intelligence, climate adaption, personalized medicine, data security, and more. Part of the esteemed EmTech Event Series, this conference conducts a deep dive into how these technologies impact society, research, education, and life as we know it. Hosted on the MIT campus in Cambridge MA, EmTech MIT features conversations from innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, industry leaders and some of the world’s most brilliant minds. In addition, MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 are all invited to appear at the event, representing the best and brightest technologists the world has to offer. Learn more.