Joe Pawlak, Managing Principal, serves as the head of Technomic’s Advisory Group and is responsible for conducting consulting and research engagements for food & beverage manufacturers, trade associations, private equity firms as well as restaurant chains. His experience covers virtually every food, beverage and supply category and channel. His specific responsibilities include project management, study design and planning, analysis of research findings and client business planning immersion.
Arjun Chakravarti has been Consulting Economist with Technomic since 2007. He is currently Managing Director and Principal of COGKNITION, a strategy and analytics consultancy based in Chicago. A thought leader in economic, marketing, and organizational strategy, Arjun was previously Senior Vice President of Strategy, Analytics and Insights at Global Experience Specialists (GES) and Managing Director of Level 100 Innovation. He was also a professor at Illinois Tech having served as a founding faculty for the Marketing Analytics and Advanced MBA programs. Arjun received his Ph.D. and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.