Risa Schulman, PhD is a functional food and dietary supplement expert, professional speaker and writer and an industry leader with 18 years of experience at such major industry players as POM Wonderful, Solgar Vitamins and Mars Botanical. She is president and founder of Tap~Root, a New Jersey-based consulting firm, where for the last five years she and her team have assisted ingredient suppliers, manufacturers, start-ups, biotechs, pharma, law firms and investment bankers to succeed in the natural products field. Dr. Schulman has served on several science advisory boards and is a Visiting Scientist at Rutgers University. She holds a PhD in Plant Biology from Rutgers University, a Masters of Environmental Science from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University.
Risa brings a wealth of knowledge in the life sciences and natural food industry and provides support to HSG in the following areas:
- Strategic Guidance
- Claims Substantiation
- Regulatory Consulting
- Due Diligence