Phil Kafarakis is a American businessman – a globally recognized and respected food industry insider with an insatiable appetite for all things business! With more than 30 years of leadership experience across all segments of the agri-business landscape, Phil is a trusted Board, CEO and Government Trade Agency advisor, mentor and confidante. Recently, Phil was appointed President & CEO of The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.
With a proven reputation as an food industry advocate, Phil possesses a unique ability to access an extensive and influential network of food industry leaders; powerful C-suite decision-makers, entrepreneurs, qualified investors and government policy makers. His leadership experience in advising young start-ups and global enterprises focused on penetrating the U.S. food industry is well documented within the B2B food industry trade press.