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Meet Impossible Foods

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About Us

Hi. We're Impossible Foods, and we make meat, dairy and fish from plants. Our mission is to make the global food system truly sustainable by eliminating the need to make food from animals. Why? Animal agriculture uses a tremendous amount of the world's natural resources. In 2016, we launched our first product, the Impossible™ Burger. It's delicious, nutritious, and made using but a small fraction of the land, water and energy required to make meat from a cow.

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Mission Minded Origins

During a sabbatical in 2009, Stanford University Professor Dr. Patrick O. Brown decided to switch the course of his career to address the urgent problem of climate change. In particular, he wanted to make the global food system sustainable. Pat brought together a team of top scientists to recreate the entire sensory experience of meat, dairy and fish using plants. We debuted our first product, Impossible Burger, in 2016. Since then, we've continued to blast ahead to preserve the planet we call home.

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Making Meat from Plants

Before Impossible Foods, there was meat and there were plants. Back in 2011, we started with a simple question: "What makes meat taste like meat?" Then we figured out how to make it with plants. You know our products. Now, meet the technology behind it all.

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ONE TEAM. ONE MISSION.

The team behind Impossible Foods is made up of scientists and social media experts, industry veterans and interns, micro and macro thinkers, steadfast vegans and meat-loving omnivores. Despite many differences, we share common ground: kindness, curiousity, and a deep motivation to save the best known planet in our universe.

CEO & Founder

Pat Brown

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President

Dennis Woodside

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Chief Financial Officer

David Lee

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Chief Communications Officer

Rachel Konrad

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Chief Legal Officer

Dana Wagner

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Chief People Officer

Brian Miller

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SVP, International

Nick Halla

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SVP, Product & Operations

Sheetal Shah

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SVP, Marketing

Jessie Becker

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SVP, US Sales

Dan Greene

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VP, Nutrition & Health

Sue Klapholz

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Want to help solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it)? You’ll fit right in. Check out our openings below.

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