Our VLB Team
New York City, usa
Founder / Organizer
Liz Dee is Co-President of Smarties Candy Company, maker of Smarties candy rolls. Liz is the CEO of Baleine & Bjorn Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies creating solutions to outdated animal products. Liz has worked in the food industry for over a decade, and is a seasoned business woman with a master’s degree in media, culture and communication. Liz manufactures and markets products globally.
New York City, USA
Adri Suarez is the Marketing Director for a Brooklyn based restaurant group, Champs Empire, which encompasses Champs Diner, Screamer's Pizzeria, and Haymaker's Corner. Adri freelances for a diverse set of clients worldwide as a social media consultant, producer, art director, and brand developer.