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Mark Moore

Mark Moore

Mark Moore is the co-founder of MANA Nutrition, one of the world’s leading suppliers of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food,(RUTF) the front line defense against severe acute malnutrition. Mark and his team raised $13 million in 2011 to build MANA’s 30,000 square foot production facility which now employs more than 60 people and supplies partners such as UNICEF, the World Food Program, World Vision, Doctors without Borders and USAID to aid in their efforts in fighting malnutrition in more than 50 countries across the globe. MANA has grown  in the last five years, supplying nearly $20 million worth of RUTF last year to the UN and US government.   Mark was an Unreasonable Institute Fellow in Boulder, CO in 2013 where he and others launched Calorie Cloud, an effort to harvest excess calories in the US and send them into 500 calorie packets of RUTF. Calorie Cloud now partners with the US Fund for UNICEF to run UNICEF Kid Power, the first ever fit for good tech platform.  Prior to Mana Mark lived and worked for ten years in Uganda, East Africa where he launched the Kibo Group. He has a masters degree from Georgetown University and was appointed as a Legislative Fellow and Africa specialist in the US Senate for a two year stint. He is author of Nourish, a book about faith and global hunger and has spoken widely from TED events to various corporate gatherings.  He has four children and he and his wife Marnie reside in Charlotte, NC.