CNS Advisory Board Member
Dr. Noel Anderson is managing partner of Mosaic Food Advisors LLC which helps start-up companies in the food and beverage arena succeed in the market place. Previously, Noel spent 19 years in Research & Development at PepsiCo and 18 years at General Foods/Kraft.
After receiving his '74 BS, '77 MS, and '80 PhD degrees from the University of Massachusetts in Food Science and Nutrition Noel stayed actively engaged with the Food Science Department. Noel served on its Industrial Advisory Board for more than 20 years, with 16 years as its Chairperson. During this time the department raised over $11 million and its Graduate Program achieved the #1 ranking in the US. He received the UMass Amherst Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Award in 2011.
Noel is also very active in the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). He was elected as an IFT Fellow in 2010, is a Certified Food Scientist, and currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Feeding Tomorrow, IFT’s foundation.
Noel has three grown daughters, three grandchildren and divides his time between Stamford, Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island.