Sakara Science Council
Robin Berzin, MD
Dr. Berzin is a functional medicine physician and the founder of Parsley Health, where her mission is to make holistic healthcare affordable and accessible. A New Yorker through and through, Dr. Berzin attended medical school at Columbia University and trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. When she's not seeing patients, you can find Dr. Berzin sharing her wisdom with the world through speaking engagements with the Clinton Foundation, Health 2.0, Summit and the Functional Forum; writing for leading wellness sites or on her yoga mat, practicing her sun salutations.
Aviva Romm, MD
Mindbodygreen.com called Aviva Romm one of the 100 Women to Watch in Wellness, and we’re definitely watching. Dr. Romm is a Yale-trained MD Board Certified in Family Medicine with Obstetrics, midwife and herbalist with more than three decades of experience. Her work allows her to bridge her passion for traditional medicine with her in-depth knowledge of science and medicine. She’s the author of seven books on natural medicine, as well as a mama of four and grandmother of two.
Raphael Kellman, MD
Dr. Kellman, a.k.a. “the microbiome doctor,” is a bona fide trailblazer in integrative and functional medicine and a pioneer in the fascinating and rapidly growing field of microbiome medicine. A trained internist who has spent more than 20 years cultivating his results-driven approach to health, wellness and healing, Dr. Kellman is also the founder of the Kellman Center for Integrative and Functional Medicine and the author of The Microbiome Diet: The Scientifically Proven Way to Restore Your Gut Health and Achieve Permanent Weight Loss. (Haven’t read it? You should—it’s one of our bibles.)
Bobby Flay is a celebrity chef and an overall inspiration both as a master of food and flavor, as well as a business man. Bobby ran his first restaurant in NYC when he was just 25 and has opened over 27 restaurants to-date. Bobby advises on everything from food ideas (like Kale Tamales) to media coaching.
Renee is a Partner at Generation Investment Management. Formerly a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Renee is the modern woman, balancing business strength with soft femininity. Renee's global insight on capital markets and running a business is priceless. She's also a fitness buff, so many of our meetings include sweating.
Damion is Principal of et al. Formerly at Rose Bar Gramercy Park Hotel and Double 7, they call Damion the "room economist." He knows how to create experiences that people never forget and is just plain out cool. He never ceases to inspire.
Itay is a Managing Director at JP Morgan on the Alternative Investments group. Formerly a lawyer, Itay knows how to handle any situation and is always thinking 3 steps ahead. As a Sagittarius, he also knows how to light a fire and drive into anyone he talks to.
Saskia is an Advertising & Marketing Strategist. Her knowledge of taste, aesthetics, and luxury is only surpassed by her inner beauty. Saskia keeps her finger on the pulse of the chicest brands and trends and knows how to speak to that demographic who appreciates high touch... yet is approachable and knows how to let her hair down.
Max is the founder of Living Maxwell and is one of the most in-the-know guys when it comes to organic products. He knows just about everything and everyone in the space-- from sourcing to distribution. And shares our same mission of helping people feel amazing by changing their diets.