Leonard joins MycoTechnology from Motif FoodWorks, where he led the development and commercialization of a ground-breaking portfolio of plant-based flavour and texture ingredients as CEO since 2022, and as CTO from 2019-2022. Previously, he held senior leadership roles at Kraft Heinz and PepsiCo in both Asia and the US, where he and his teams launched hundreds of products across the snacks, ready meals, beverage, and nutrition categories. With a Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Manage-ment, Leonard has also held progressive roles in process and product development, platform leadership, business develop-ment, and strategy at International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition & Health.
Hahn’s leadership has been the driving force behind MycoTechnology’s journey from start-up to established leader in the food technology industry. His commitment and expertise have been integral to the company’s achievements, including the development of its innovative ingredient solutions, building of international partnerships, and
significant strides in fungi-based technology.