Benjamin Giardullo is a food systems consultant and entrepreneur. He has played an instrumental role growing Hudson Valley Harvest, a distributor of meats and produce for 40+ farms in NY. He is the President of the Board of Directors for Common Ground Farm, a 10 acre non-profit farm that focuses on food access and education programs. He is a member of the Agriculture Advisory Board for US Congressman Maloney, and the Agricultural Working Group for US Senator Gillibrand. Previously, he held pivotal leadership positions in the global expansion of American Apparel, where he was responsible for growing the company’s most profitable region to $80M revenue, leading a team of 750 employees, and developing the company’s global operations and inventory systems.