FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER
Alex is the Founder and Managing Partner of Nebari Ventures, which he launched in November 2017. Alex has extensive experience partnering with early stage food and beverage companies and was a senior member of the investment team at Indus Capital (seeded by Soros) and Tyrian Investments (seeded by Julian Robertson). Alex co-Founded Philox, European networking website, in 2006, and began his career in Morgan Stanley’s New York and London offices. Alex received his MBA from Wharton (major in Finance) and BA in Political Science (Honors & Distinction) from Stanford University.
Former Global CEO of Burger King & Smirnoff
Head of Industry for Food & Beverage at Google
Bhavin is the Head of Industry for Food & Beverage at Google. He leads a team that helps large brands leverage Google’s marketing and technology solutions to grow market share, penetration and revenue. At Google, he has also worked with companies in Pharma & Consumer Health, CPG, Branded Apparel and has been an SMB Marketer. Bhavin began his career as a consultant at Oliver Wyman. He has an MBA from Wharton, and an MA from the University of Cambridge.
Founder & CEO of BOU
Robert is a successful food entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Founder of BOU, a better-for-you range of bouillon and gravy cubes that launched in the US market in May 2017 with the aim of disrupting categories in the food industry that have not seen innovation in years. Robert was the former CEO and Co-owner of Metcalfe’s skinny and Metcalfe’s Food Company (launched in 2010). Metcalfe’s Food Company was the fastest- growing, privately-owned food and drink company in the UK. In September 2015, Robert and his partner, Julian Metcalfe spun Metcalfe’s skinny, UK’s leading premium popcorn brand, out of Metcalfe’s Food Company. In January 2016, Julian and Robert sold a 26% stake in Metcalfe’s skinny to Diamond Foods (then the owner of Kettle Chips). In September, 2016, the new owner of Kettle Chips, Snyder’s, acquired the remaining 74% of the business, a deal that maximized the brand’s growth potential in the UK and Europe. Robert has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.