Brad Pyatt awarded Top 100 influential Leaders in the Food Industry by the Global Summit on Everything Food (GSEF).
A version of this article was first published on the marketwatch.com
Aug 20, 2020 — Denver, CO – Aug 20, 2020 – Ex-NFL star turned businessman, Brad Pyatt, has been awarded the Global Summit on Everything Food (GSEF) Award as one of the Top 100 Influential Leaders in the Food Industry. Winners will be announced at the three-day GSEF international conference, to be held Dec. 15 through 17, 2020 at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
The conference celebrates creativity and innovation within the Food Industry. It provides a platform for food professionals, startups, technologists, agriculturists, and entrepreneurs to meet, network, and discuss topics ranging from the importance of modern food retail and advances in agriculture and nutrition to disruptions within the Food Industry. The GSEF will feature more than thirty exhibition booths and over fifty world-renowned speakers.
Pyatt is one of the Food and Beverage Industry’s global thought leaders. Over the course of fifteen years, he has founded numerous award-winning brands that have totaled over $1 billion in sales. He’s been nominated for industry awards more than twenty times.
Following his retirement from an NFL football career, Pyatt’s entered the food and nutrition space in 2008 when he founded the nutritional supplement company, MusclePharm Corporation. He grew revenues to 200 million in just 6 years. The company became the official nutrition company of elite athletic organizations including the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team, and the Europa League’s soccer team Manchester City. He also helped develop the award-winning TRUWOMEN brand with his wife Stephanie Pyatt. Pyatt currently is running a consulting agency called Tasty Idea that creates disruptive brands and products.
From his days in the NFL, Pyatt was aware of the need for clean food and supplements to help foster health and wellness. The topic ignited his passion and he has been working to create awareness for many years. His business acumen off the football field and in the boardroom has been proven many times over, as evidenced by a string of award-winning brands and cutting-edge concepts that continue to generate a loyal customer base.