Alan Murray is CEO and president of NextFoods Inc., makers of GoodBelly probiotic beverages and shots. He holds a BS in biochemistry from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and has more than 30 years’ experience in the food industry. A former CEO of Tetra Pak North America, Murray has been a leader in innovation strategies, business development, and management. He also has held key positions at Unilever in Africa and Europe. Murray remains an active board member in the natural food industry. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, golfing, and surfing on his annual trek to his native South Africa. And, if asked nicely, he does public speaking engagements about his passion for African wildlife, comparing their behaviors to those seen in management teams and board rooms. He can be reached at NextFoods Inc. or through Prepared Foods.