Liz Kaelin is an experienced sales professional, dietitian, nutritionist and foodie-turned-founder of leading Australian food tech startup You Chews, a service that makes it easy for corporate customers to find great catering for meetings and events. She is a frequent panelist, speaker and adviser for the Sydney startup community as an instructor for General Assembly and a startup mentor for Pollenizer, FashHack, UTS Project Pitch, the Lean Startup Machine, Telstra’s Imaginarium, the Australian School for Social Entrepreneurs, and INCUBATE (the University of Sydney’s startup incubator). She is a 2014 SydStart top 10 finalist, a muru-D class#2 alumni, a portfolio CEO of Heads over Heels, a Telstra Women in Business spokesperson and was recently named one of the Australia’s Top 50 Female Entrepreneurs under 40.
Prior to launching a tech startup, Liz worked in the field of nutrition and dietetics for 15 years. Previous work experience includes the World Health Organisation, Harvard University, and Nestle. Liz is also the co-founder of the Food Tech Australia Meetup group and of HackFood, Australia’s 1st Food Tech Hackathon. Her work on You Chews and Food Tech Aus has received national press coverage from news outlets such as news.com.au, the Sydney Morning Herald, and the Age.