William Peña Ponton
William is an Ecuadorian immigrant who arrived in the U.S. in 2011. He is also a Food Scientist with eight years of experience in Research and Development, Continuous Improvement, and Quality and Safety of foods. He is currently the Technical Account Manager for Ready Foods Inc.’s biggest customer. He has also served as a Food Safety and Regulatory Authority for several companies, enforcing Global Food Safety Initiative standards and Food Safety Modernization Act regulations. William has international experience in different food sectors, making him qualified to advise, consult and assess procedures, programs and goods. His true passion is Global Food Security; he believes that healthy food is a right and not a privilege. William is an advocate of green and sustainable practices in food production.