John Roulac

CEO & Founder, Nutiva Foods

John W. Roulac is founder and CEO of RE Botanicals, the Pure Organic Hemp Apothecary brand. Governor Jerry Brown appointed John to serve on the California Department of Food & Ag’s Hemp Advisory Panel. A longtime advocate for healthy people and ecosystems, John is also the founder and chief visionary officer of the organic superfoods brand Nutiva. He has sourced and formulated close to $1B in retail sales of organic superfoods in the past 20 years. John is champion for regenerative agriculture, organic hemp farming and healthy oceans. He helped jumpstart the modern home-composting movement in the early 1990s and successfully sued the US DEA in a historic 2004 federal court victory to keep hemp foods legal. John has authored four books on hemp and composting, with combined sales of more than one million copies. He has founded four nonprofit ecological groups, including GMOInside.org.