Bob Fox has 40 years of professional experience domestically and internationally in major public and private companies. Before his appointment as president and CEO of Foster Farms in 1992, Bob was president and CEO at Revlon International, where he headed up all operations outside of North America. Before Revlon, Bob served as chairman of Clarke Hooper America from 1990 to 1991. He was president of Continental Can from 1987 to 1990, vice chairman of Nabisco from 1986-1987, president, chairman and CEO of Del Monte from 1980 to 1986 and president of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco International from 1978-1980. From 1975 to 1978, he held the position of executive vice president of Hunt Wesson Foods, Inc. From 1969 to 1975, he was with Canada Dry Corporation, a Norton Simon subsidiary, where he held the positions of vice president of marketing; senior vice president of operations; and president and CEO of Canada Dry International. From 1964 to 1969, Bob was with Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., holding a variety of management positions, including general sales manager and director of marketing. He began his career with Procter & Gamble. He holds a B.A. degree from Colgate University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Bob has also served as a director of a number of diverse public and private organizations, including as director of Chemtura Corporation; Roundtable Pizza; and seven mutual funds managed by Capital Research and Management. He also served as chairman of AgriCapital Advisors and was an advisor to Simmons Foods Inc and G-3 Enterprises, Inc. Bob is past president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and a former trustee of Colgate University. He was also a nationally ranked masters swimmer. Whilst serving as a member of the Graduate School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council at UC Davis in 2001, Bob taught a 10-week seminar on corporate strategy from the perspective of the CEO position.
Lee has launched three companies at the intersections of philanthropy, technology and education. Honored with a Cordes Fellowship, Lee is a sought-out speaker nationally, and on TEDx. Prior to joining the Fox Family Foundation, Lee founded EdTech company, PeerSpring, which is designed to ignite youth potential through storytelling, portfolio development and skills-based learning. Lee also serves as the Co-Chair for Project ECHO a nonprofit which provides hands-on entrepreneurial experiences to middle and high school students through curriculum, mentorship and business plan competitions. Lee is Chair of Leonardo School, a next-generation school uniquely focused on making sure students have the tools to change the world for the better, particularly in the realms of social justice and environmental sustainability. Lee is an advisor and investor to a number of emerging tech companies focused on blockchain innovation. specifically: (i) The Academy, the world's first full-circle blockchain education solution addressing talent-shortage by giving strategic corporate counterparts the ability to create bounties for specific workplace skills; and (ii) The Impact Token Project, developed to address the unique needs of impact investors by capturing and monetizing social impact creation on the blockchain. Lee graduated with a dual degree from USC after living most of her life abroad. She has three children and a loving husband.
Christina presently serves as Director for Genentech's global Learning & Team Services, which represents three learning functions and a dedicated staff of 40. In her role, Christina oversees the creation and curation of innovative, integrated learning experiences which enable optimal role performance in clinical trial execution. As a part of the Career & Learning team, she also partners with internal client groups to help diagnose, design, implement and evaluate learning, career development, and mentoring interventions. With over 20 years of experience in this field, Christina has been employed by McKesson, DHL, and Emerson Consulting as well as Santa Clara University, University of San Francisco, Golden Gate University and Hult International Business School. Christina earned her Doctorate of Education from the University of San Francisco, with her dissertation on distance and online learning, graduating with a 4.0 GPA. She holds a Master's in Career Development from JFK University and was awarded a cum laude for the two Bachelor of Art degrees from Skidmore College. Christina also serves as a member of the board of trustees with the Urban High School of San Francisco, her alma mater.
Steve Fox has more than 27 years of experience helping companies operate more efficiently. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer for EO Products, an all-natural consumer products manufacturer based in Marin County, California. Before joining EO, Steve was the Chief Financial Officer of Zocalo, an international furniture designer and wholesaler. He was the President of Start to Finish, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trek Bicycle Manufacturer where he successfully implemented a corporate turn-around. Steve also spent four years in international operations; two years with Premark International and two years with Fortune Brands. He began his career at Ernst and Young in Chicago. Steve received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University and has taken Executive Management classes at Harvard Business School. He holds a CPA license. Steve is involved in both the local and global community. He is a member of the San Rafael Rotary and is on the board of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, the San Rafael Economic Vitality committee, The Center for Volunteer and Non Profit Leadership and the Marin Forum. He volunteered for 5 years as the Treasurer of the Nepal Youth Foundation which is based in Sausalito. Steve has traveled extensively and performed volunteer work in Kenya, Thailand and the Philippines. When not helping to save the world from bad personal care products, Steve can be found on the squash courts, the yoga mat, his vintage 1996 Trek carbon fiber or exploring the world with his wife Christina and their two amazing sons Aidan and Carter.
Nancy S. Mueller is an entrepreneur, having created, built, and marketed Nancy’s Quiche, Mushroom Turnovers and other appetizers through Nancy’s Specialty Foods. Started in 1977, she sold the company in 1999 and it is now owned by Heinz. Following this she campaigned a yacht around the world for 10 years and is now a philanthropist. Nancy grew up in upper New York State, moved to California in 1965 and worked for Syntex Corp. before raising two now-grown children. She has five grand-children and five-step grandchildren. Nancy is an active SCUBA diver, world traveler and has a passion for various arts, conservation, and social service causes. Nancy lives in Palo Alto, CA.
Steve is serial entrepreneur, disputer and investor with a keen eye for emerging technologies and the business instincts to position companies in the sweet spot of each new tech wave. As partner and Chief Revenue Officer for Bloq, Steve is tasked with aligning Bloq offerings with the Blockchain needs of Fortune 50 and Blockchain 50 organizations. During his 4-year tenure with GoCoin as Founder and CEO, Steve brought the company from concept to profitability in under 2 years. GoCoin processed over $100M in cryptocurrency payments on four different blockchains and became the highest transaction volume processor in the world. Steve gained unparalleled insights into cryptocurrency spending behaviors, secure wallet management, global banking, coin trading & arbitrage, merchant acquisition and the worldwide cryptocurrency regulatory landscape. As a founding member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Steve actively participates on their State Working Group and Token Alliance. Steve's 25-years of pioneering technologies includes Internet, messaging, mobile, eCommerce and Fintech solutions for large enterprise clients and government agencies. With this vast experience, Steve has been honored with keynote speeches worldwide and is frequently invited to speak at prominent universities including: USC Marshall School of Business, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Pepperdine, Chapman, Harvard, and the University of Oxford, Säid School of Business (UK).