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Speaker Spotlight: Exploring the Flourishing Plant-Based Landscape with SPINS CEO Jay Margolis

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To gain valuable insights into the growth and future of the plant-based industry in the United States, look no further than Jay Margolis, the new CEO of SPINS. His session at the Plant Based World Expo Europe, titled “Exploring the Flourishing Plant-Based Landscape: Insights from the United States and Crafting Winning Sales Stories for Retail Success,” promises to be a highlight of the event. The session is scheduled to take place in the “Pulse Theatre” at 3:15 PM on Wednesday November 15, the first day of the event taking place at the ExCel London event center.

Jay Margolis brings over 25 years of experience in the information and data analytics industry to his role as CEO of SPINS. His proven ability to scale complex business models and strategically accelerate growth and innovation makes him a valuable voice in the natural and organic product industry. Furthermore, Jay is a long-time champion of the natural products sector, reflecting a personal passion for empowering the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and the planet through informed, sustainable consumption.

Before assuming the role of CEO at SPINS in July 2023, Jay served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at IQVIA, where he led the U.S.-based data and technology business. His oversight included more than 1,300 employees and a range of functions, including marketing, sales, and portfolio strategy. This background aligns seamlessly with the ethos and mission at SPINS to provide truthful and transparent analysis of the ever-evolving natural food space.


Jay Margolis’s session at the Plant Based World Expo Europe is sure to offer invaluable insights to European market stakeholders seeking to learn from the market data and research being conducted across the pond in North America. The session explores the remarkable growth and potential of the plant-based industry in the United States, highlighting the latest trends, market insights, and success stories that have propelled plant-based products onto retailer shelves across the nation.

Attendees can expect to learn how to craft compelling sales stories that capture the attention of retailers and ensure that plant-based products find their place in the booming market. Jay Margolis’s expertise and passion for sustainable consumption will inspire those looking to navigate and succeed in the flourishing plant-based landscape.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from Jay Margolis at the Plant Based World Expo Europe. His session promises to provide transparency, optimism, and actionable insights for the future of the plant-based food industry. See full session details here.