Marc Oshima co-founded AeroFarms with a deep desire to make fresh, nutritious produce more accessible to communities globally. Marc has an extensive marketing background in retail where he has developed award-winning campaigns for Toys R Us, L’Oreal, as well as Turner Broadcasting and Arbitron.
As Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of AeroFarms, Marc has been recognized by Produce News for their 2020 Vanguard Awards for the Top 35 Innovators Ever Who Have Shaped the Produce Industry, and by Eating Well as one of their 2018 American Food Heroes. Marc has dedicated the majority of his professional career to the food and produce industries and to improving our food systems.
With his B.A. from Columbia College and M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, Marc serves on the Boards for multiple organizations including Produce Marketing Association, CEA Food Safety Coalition, and Chefs Collaborative. Additionally, he is a member of the FDA Romaine Advisory Task Force, Food Systems Advisory Council for the Culinary Institute of America, United Fresh’s Marketing & Merchandising Council, and Columbia University Alumni Advisory Group.