Dr. James Rogers

Dr. James Rogers is a speaker at the 2017 Building a Healthier Future Summit. Based on the idea that every form of life on Earth employs a protective coating to shield itself from the external environment, James Rogers, PhD, founded Apeel Sciences, a company that develops edible barriers to reduce postharvest losses of fresh produce. Dr. Rogers leads a team of award-winning scientists and engineers to optimize Apeel’s natural, plant-based formulas for the protection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Dr. Rogers was the 2012 recipient of the Frank J. Padden Jr. Award in polymer physics, the premier polymer physics prize in the United States.

2017 Summit Session: Entrepreneur Perspective: The Future of Food