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Watch NBJ Live: Empowered Leadership–Behind the scenes at NBJ Summit

Join this upcoming LinkedIn Live for a sneak peek at this year’s premier event for the supplements and global nutrition industry.

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Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the NBJ Summit, as we provide content highlights, industry updates and tips for making the most of the executive summit. Plus, we’ll provide a snapshot of this year’s theme "Empowered Leadership: Illuminating the Path from Foundation to Future," which honors the nutrition industry's past to drive responsible growth, stewardship and innovation for future generations. 

What to expect: 

  • Insights into the summit's agenda from Co-Chairs Jessica Rubino and Tom Aarts, NBJ Editor-in-Chief Rick Polito and special guest Dr. Pamela Peeke. 

  • A sneak peek at Dr. Peeke's session "Insights into the Women's Health Revolution," where she'll discuss the growing opportunity to address women's health issues with natural solutions. 

  • Tips on how to make the most of your NBJ Summit experience, whether you're attending virtually or in person. 

Watch this LinkedIn Live on demand.


Jessica Rubino, Vice President, Content 
New Hope Network  


Jessica Rubino is a natural products industry expert and content strategist with more than 15 years experience in media, events and natural products. As New Hope Network’s vice president of content, Jessica oversees digital and print content, conference programming and branded content for CPGs, retailers, investors and service providers. Jessica is passionate about using innovation as a force for good and leveraging content to spark the changes we want to see in the world.  

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Rick Polito, Editor-in-Chief 
New Hope Network’s Nutrition Business Journal 


Nutrition Business Journal Editor-in-Chief Rick Polito writes about trends, deals and developments in the natural nutrition industry, looking for the little companies coming up and the big money coming in. An award-winning journalist, Rick knows that facts and figures never give the complete context and that the story of this industry has always been about people. 

Tom Aarts, Founder and Managing Director at Nutrition Business Advisors 
Nutrition Business Advisors, Nutrition Capital Network, NBJ Summit 


Tom Aarts is a Principal of Nutrition Capital Network and Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on the nutrition industry. He co-founded Nutrition Business Journal and is Founder and Co-Chair of The NBJ Summit, the premier executive retreat for the nutrition industry. Prior to this, Tom was a Founding Partner of Health Business Partners, an investment banking and consulting firm serving the natural products industry. He has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting, M&A transactions, investment analysis and market research. Tom managed the sale of Nutrition 21 and has advised many leading nutrition industry companies on their strategy and direction, including GNC, Rexall, Nestle, Bayer and Cargill. 

Dr. Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, Founder and CEO 
Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living 


Dr. Pamela Peeke is a nationally renowned physician, scientist and thought leader in the fields of women’s health as well as integrative and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, holds dual master’s degrees in public health and policy, and is a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Peeke is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine Foundation Board and emeritus member of the Board of Trustees.  

Dr. Peeke is a thought leader and faculty at Harvard University’s Institute of Coaching and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland. As a senior research fellow at the National Institutes of Health’s Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Dr. Peeke was the recipient of the National Health Research Science Fellowship and Intramural Research Training Award while conducting her original research on stress hormone expression in fat cells. As senior clinical investigator and author, Dr. Peeke is currently overseeing national trials using novel digital technology to address women’s health issues. 

Dr. Peeke is the chair of the Better Being science advisory board and physician formulator of the new Solaray Her Life Stages brand. Dr. Peeke is a three-time New York Times best-selling author, an acclaimed TED speaker, former Discovery Health television chief medical correspondent, regular multimedia medical commentator, and host of HER, the top ranked women’s health and lifestyle podcast. Dr. Peeke has received national recognition from the fitness and nutrition industries for her continuing leadership and expertise. Dr Peeke is a member of the National Senior Games Foundation board and is a Senior Olympic triathlete.   

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