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BevNET’s Taste Radio podcast explores beverage, food and beer with the industries’ leaders, innovators and rising stars. The Taste Radio audience is filled with fledgling and established brands. They hear stories from founders and pros taking products from dream to shelf with emphasis on actionable tips and inspiration stemming from success and failure. The hosts talk about everything from industry trends to the daily dilemmas of entrepreneurs though lessons learned in production, supply-chain, scale, branding, packaging, data, tech, social media, marketing, sales and beyond.
Our regular team of hosts that you’ll hear in most episodes of Taste Radio..
MANAGING PRODUCER / EDITOR
Ray has been with BevNET since March, 2011. As managing editor/producer, Ray oversees strategic planning and content management for BevNET’s Taste Radio podcast, BevNET Magazine, and video on BevNET.com.
CO-HOST / CMO of BEVNET
Mike Schneider is a seasoned executive who lives at the collision of brand, experience and product. He has deep roots in branding, mobile, content and events. Prior to BevNET, Schneider lead major rebranding efforts for Skyhook and GasBuddy and was the CMO of Apptopia. He also spent over 8 years in big Boston ad agencies Hill, Holliday and allen and gerritsen leading content, digital innovation and analytics teams. A long-time blogger and thought-leader, Schneider got his start drinking and evaluating craft beer and co-wrote Location Based Marketing for Dummies.
CO-HOST / CEO & FOUNDER of BEVNET
As founder and CEO of BevNET, John Craven is a widely-recognized authority on the beverage industry and he is frequently cited in mainstream media. His vision shapes the editorial, publishing, and positioning of all of BevNET’s properties, including BevNET.com, BevNET Magazine, Brewbound.com, BevNET FBU and their associated conferences. John is a graduate of Boston College with a BS in Marketing and Computer Science.
CO-HOST / SENIOR BRAND SPECIALIST of BEVNET
As senior brand specialist, Jon Landis is the liaison for brand owners and executives at the food, beverage and craft beer brands covered by Project NOSH, BevNET and Brewbound. Prior to joining BevNET in 2013, Jon was director of operations at Airways Development, LLC where he transformed the organization’s production, distribution, accounting, marketing and reporting processes, leading to an eventual acquisition by WestMed, Inc. Jon is a 2008 Suffolk University graduate.