Riana Lynn is a young leader in innovation, technology, and “good food.” As a serial entrepreneur, Riana has developed high-growth, nationally recognized technology and food businesses. She has served as a recent Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Google – Code2040. After first-hand experience working with struggling food innovators, she was inspired to develop supply chain software and create FoodTrace. Her products have significantly impacted thousands of food businesses across the US and beyond. Riana’s development work was pivotal for CNBC’s small business hit show, “The Profit.” Her accomplishments have been featured in USA Today, Wired, Entrepreneur Magazine, Crain’s “20 in their 20s”, among others. Riana is a co-founder and board member of Women Tech Founders. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before pursuing a Masters at Northwestern University. A native of the Chicago area, Riana is a techie, a world traveler, and a food innovation expert.
I love numbers, video storytelling, mangos, and misfits…I believe we have a passionate entrepreneur in all of us. I most enjoy breaking things and putting them back together, especially with awesome people.