Julia B. Olayanju is a geneticist, entrepreneur and educator.
She is the Chief Innovation Officer at GrubEasy: an intelligent recipe and food product recommendation engine that creates opportunities for millions of home cooks to engage with food brands. She is passionate about facilitating thought-provoking conversations on creating a healthier and sustainable food future. She is the organizer of the Food Health and Technology Summit, an annual event that connects food industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, scientist and nutritionists to facilitate networking, collaboration and learning opportunities.
Julia is an Adjunct Professor of Genetics at Kean University. She is also contributes on different leading websites, where she writes about innovation, research and ventures creating a healthier food trends.
She holds a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture and a second Bachelor's degree in Genetics. She graduated with a Masters degree in Molecular Biology from West Texas A & M University and a PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University.
She is happily married to Bunmi Olayanju, they live in New Jersey with their two sons.