Bertha Jiminez

Co-founder + CEO, RISE

Works in Food Manufacturing

Can advise in Partnerships

Bertha also speaks Spanish,

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Bertha Jimenez. Ph.D. is the CEO and co-founder of RISE. RISE is a food-tech startup that uses its patent-pending process and technology to convert organic byproducts into consumable foods. Currently, RISE is focusing on turning the by-product of the beer into an ultra-nutritious and tasty flour. Dr. Jimenez received her Ph.D. from NYU on May 2016. Her doctoral thesis was entitled the Entrepreneurial Sandbox: The role of co-curricular programs on nurturing student entrepreneurs. Dr. Jimenez holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (Guayaquil, Ecuador) and an M.S. in Engineering and Technology Management from Portland State University (Portland, USA).

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