Kirsten Saenz Tobey

Kirsten Saenz Tobey

Kirsten Saenz Tobey is Founder and Chief Innovation Officer for Revolution Foods, a foodservice company that serves delicious, healthful school meals to students across the country. Ms. Tobey founded Revolution Foods in 2006 with Kristin Groos Richmond, a former classmate at Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Ms. Tobey continues to drive the vision and product experience for the company, overseeing innovation, marketing and human capital among other key aspects of the business. Prior to founding Revolution Foods, her career spanned from leading experiential education programs in the U.S. and Ecuador to evaluating the scalability of school feeding programs with the United Nations Hunger Task Force in Ghana. She is an Aspen Institute Environmental Fellow (Catto), Mentor for Women's Initiative Fellowship Program through the George W. Bush Institute, Member of the University of San Francisco Presidential Commission for Health Professions. Along with Revolution Foods’ co-founder, she is one of Time magazine's Education Activists of 2011. In 2010, NewSchools Venture Fund named them Entrepreneurs of the Year. Ms. Tobey holds an AB from Brown University and an MBA from UC Berkeley. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two daughters. (Berkeley, CA)