Katharina Unger is founder and CEO of Livin Farms and has significantly shaped the growing waste-to-protein industry since its inception in 2012, converting organic by-products to insect proteins. She is a pioneer in the field of insect farming.
Over the course of more than 10 years, she has worked on innovative technologies
for alternative food and feed production in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia. She is often described as a
thought leader in the space of design for sustainability, food, and agricultural innovation. Katharina has
founded Livin Studio and Livin Farms, both companies leading in the field of edible insects and novel food
innovations. She has brought her own and her clients´products successfully from idea to market.
Katharina has given multiple lectures at universities and public events and is in addition frequently booked
as a lecturer, professional keynote speaker or for TV interviews worldwide.