Julian Debenedetti

Julian Debenedetti

2023 Food Leaders Fellow, Food Leaders Fellowship

Chief of Staff, Thrive Market

Julian Debenedetti is Chief of Staff at Thrive Market, a membership-based online grocer whose mission is to make healthy living easy and affordable. In this capacity, Julian works directly with Thrive Market’s CEO and management team to define and execute the company’s top strategic priorities. Prior to Thrive Market, Julian worked in Business Operations & Strategy at Nobell Foods, a plant-based cheese company. Julian also spent time working in several venture-backed sustainability-focused companies including Pachama and C16 Biosciences. Julian began his career as a management consultant at McKinsey and later as a Strategy Associate at PayPal. Julian holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University‚Äôs Graduate School of Business.