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Derek Shanahan


Derek Shanahan is the founder of Foodtree, a web startup focused on building a useful real food information database to drive transparency into our food system. Derek also owns and manages “20 Something Bloggers”, an incredible community of personal bloggers. Meanwhile he serves as a Digital Consultant at Chicago Dramatists. Prior to this, Derek had a wide span of experience from financial service to law.

Derek holds a BA in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University.

Highlights: Founder, Foodtree; Owner and Chief Administrator of “Twenty Something Bloggers” – personal community of personal bloggers

Location: Vancouver, Canada