Knowledge and Experience

In addition to a history of serial entrepreneurship, the KEEN team brings a healthy mix of start-up, Fortune 500 company and world-wide brand experience to the table. This equips us to understand a range of financial, functional and operational challenges.

Chris Orland, VP of National Sales has worked for Tropicana.
Jonathan Smiga, Managing Partner, worked for Williams-Sonoma.

Major Brand Experience

  • CNN
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Darden Restaurants 
  • Disney
  • Dunkin' Brands
  • Electronic Arts
  • Florida's Natural
  • Hain Celestial
  • Heineken
  • J. Crew
  • Moet & Chandon
  • Mondelez International
  • Robert Mondavi
  • Sensible Portions
  • Tropicana
  • Williams-Sonoma


KEEN is dedicated to the greater social impact of nutritional well-being, disease mitigating and life-enhancing science and technology. The firm's leadership brings knowledge and experience in life sciences and pharmacy, which amplifies KEEN's focus on products which improve humanity's health and wellness. 

a foodie perspective

Outstanding food and beverage excites us. From wine collectors to wine makers, food-related science to formal culinary training, we understanding the nutritional implications of food. 

Food and beverage is a serious business - impacting the environment and the health and wellness of society. 

Food and beverage impacts the health and wellness of society

Food and beverage impacts the health and wellness of society