Roger Lienhard, Founder and Executive Chairman of Blue Horizon, views revolutionizing the global production of proteins as the greatest impact investment opportunity of our time. Blue Horizon invests in game changing companies at the forefront of modern protein production. These include new household names, such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, in addition to rising stars, such as Clara Foods, Geltor and over 60 other game changers. Lienhard is a believer in the Wayne Gretzky philosophy of ‘skating to where the puck is going’; or as Lienhard sees it, towards alternative protein.
He founded and sits on the board of the LIVEKINDLY Collective, a group of companies committed to making plant-based food tastier and cheaper than commodity products worldwide. Lienhard also oversees Blue Horizon Foundation with its aligned mission of removing animals from the global food supply chain. Prior to founding Blue Horizon, he spent three decades building businesses within the IT, advertising, and online marketing industries. A Switzerland native, Lienhard divides his time between Europe, the United States and Asia, connecting with people around the world with a shared commitment to bringing to life a sustainable food system.