Speaker Biography

Nick Taranto

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

Forrester's Forum For Marketing Leaders

04/14/2015

    Profile

    Nick Taranto was born in New York City. He is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Plated.com. Nick received his BA at Dartmouth and then moved to Java, Indonesia, on a Fulbright grant, where he taught English and started a microfinance group. After Indonesia, he received his MPA and MBA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School. He then commissioned as an infantry officer in the US Marine Corps. After leaving active duty, he worked at Goldman Sachs on a private wealth team managing over $3.5 billion in assets. In June of 2012, a Harvard Business School buddy and Nick co-founded Plated.com — the company is on a mission to use tech and data-driven operations to fix the broken American food supply chain. Over the last year, Plated.com has raised over $20 million in venture capital and now ships to more than 90% of the United States.