Innovation Forum Speaker

Tim Hand

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Tim is a partner at Kinetic12, a Chicago-based Foodservice consulting firm that works with manufacturers, operators, distributors and private equity firms. For the past 9 years Tim has consulted and led engagements with a variety of B2B clients to tackle a broad range of strategy, portfolio, innovation and customer/supplier planning projects.

He has more than 25 years’ experience in marketing and strategy. He worked at Kraft Foods for 17 years across a number of categories and brands.  He managed the Canadian Kraft Foodservice business and was also head of strategy and business development for the $2B North American Foodservice division.

Tim co-led the development of several IFMA industry best practices, including Supply Chain Optimization, Joint Business Planning and Collaborative Innovation.



The longtime marketer was cited for the innovation and boldness he has fostered at Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut

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