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Andy Zynga, EIT Food Ambassador

Andy was the CEO of EIT Food for five years from 2018 to 2024. Before joining EIT Food, Andy built and turned around several businesses in Europe and the USA, including a successful exit for Open Innovation Service Leader NineSigma in 2017. The majority of NineSigma’s clients were from the Agri-Food Industry.
Other stations in his career include 6 years at KPMG Consulting, where he built an international telecommunication strategy practice, and 5 years at Vanco plc, where as CEO North America and Central Europe he was part of the Executive team that took the business public on the London Stock Exchange.
Andy holds a Master’s degree that combines Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, and he earned a Doctorate’s Degree with a thesis on (Open) Innovation Management from RWTH Aachen.