KetoCon Austin 2020 / The Presenters Who Bring the Science and Stories of Keto

New Speakers Announced!

Experts and Enthusiasts of a Keto Lifestyle
Evan & Lance Adler

Evan & Lance Adler

Lance, an electrical engineering student, and Evan, a UCF grad with a bachelor's in biomedical sciences, are brothers and co-owners of Likuid Energy, which manufactures a line of LiKuid drinks and SoFlo energy drinks enhanced with ketone salts.

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Nadir Ali

Nadir Ali MD

Dr. Nadir Ali is an interventional cardiologist with over 25 years of experience as well as the chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Since 2013, he has championed many aspects of the science and practice of a low-carb lifestyle.

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Ben Angel

Ben Angel

Author of the international bestseller “Unstoppable," Ben was hit with debilitating depression. Unable to find answers, he went on a 90-day mission to biohack his way to health. His work has been acclaimed by doctors, psychologists, nutritionists, and Forbes Magazine.

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Peter Ballerstedt

Peter Ballerstedt PhD

Peter Ballerstedt, aka The Sodfather, has extensive experience in forage and ruminant agriculture. His passion is helping his keto tribe and his agricultural tribe learn from each other. The resulting group is called the Ruminati.

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Chris Bell

Chris Bell

A powerlifter and graduate of USC Film School. Director of the 2008 Sundance film Bigger Stronger Faster, which appeared in theaters and is 96% Fresh on RottenTomatoes.com. Director of Trophy Kids on HBO, Prescription Thugs on Netflix, and A Leaf Of Faith Netflix.

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Hanna Boëthius

Hanna Boëthius

Type 1 Diabetes has been Hanna's constant companion for 34 years, but her whole life fell into place when she started eating real food in 2011. She has gained much of her health back thanks to eating the right things.

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Alberto Casillas

Alberto Casillas

Husband, father of three, avid weightlifter and athlete. 500+ days and counting med free of ulcerative colitis through strict keto.

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Jessi Cushenberry

Jessi Cushenberry

Founder of Visionary Foods, Jessi has a degree in exercise science that stems from a long standing desire to help people. As a personal trainer, she positively impacts people’s lives, which feeds her soul. Visionary Foods grew as an extension of that.

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Robert Cywes

Robert Cywes MD, PhD

Dr. Cywes specializes in Pediatric and Adult obesity, diabetes and metabolic management. His focus is on helping people understand and treat the true cause of obesity and diabetes using carbohydrate addiction cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Dave Feldman

Dave Feldman

Dave a senior software engineer and entrepreneur who became obsessed with lipids and cholesterol after seeing his rise substantially on a ketogenic diet. He's now actively experimenting, researching, and collaborating to advance citizen science on this critical topic.

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Michael Gorman

Michael Gorman

Mike’s life revolved around food. From 540 lbs to 210 lbs and back again, he struggled to reach his goals and break free from his food addiction. In 2017, he went keto and it gave him a sense of control over food and his body. He is now building a life that centers on more than his next meal.

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Joan Ifland

Joan Ifland PhD, MBA, FACN

Dr. Ifland edited/authored the textbook, "Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery" (CRC Press 2018). She develops evidence-based trainings for health professionals and online recovery services for food addicts and consulted for the Oprah Winfrey Network.

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Anthony Jay

Anthony Jay PhD

Dr. Jay has a PhD from Boston U School of Medicine, is a scientist at the Mayo Clinic, author of "Estrogeneration," and is the president of a DNA consulting company. He has analyzed the DNA of MLB, MMA, and NFL players and spoken twice for the US Special Forces leadership.

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Carolyn Ketchum

Carolyn Ketchum MA

Carolyn Ketchum is the writer, photographer and evil mastermind behind All Day I Dream About Food, a low carb, gluten-free food blog, and the best selling author of 6 cookbooks devoted to keto diet recipes.

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Amy Lacey

Amy Lacey

Amy Lacey is the owner and founder of Cali'flour Foods, best-selling author of Cali’flour Kitchen and an autoimmune advocate. After being diagnosed with Lupus, Amy set out to reimagine her favorite foods and led the charge in the cauliflower for carbs revolution.

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Dwight Lundell

Dwight Lundell MD

Cardiovascular surgeon with 5000 coronary bypass surgeries, author, and world champion triathlete. Passionate about eliminating cardiovascular disease and the false treatments offered by medicine.

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Gabrielle Lyon

Gabrielle Lyon DO

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is a Wash U fellowship trained physician in nutritional sciences and geriatrics, specializing in Muscle-Centric Medicine. This concept of medicine focuses on the largest organ in the body, skeletal muscle, as the key to longevity.

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Mike Mutzel

Mike Mutzel MS

Mutzel has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Western Washington University and a Masters Degree in Human Clinical Nutrition from University of Bridgeport. He shares videos and articles to help people make more educated lifestyle and diet choices.

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Cody Myler

Cody Myler MS,CPT,CES,PES

Cody has a college degree in Exercise Psychology and a Masters in Sports Management. Fitness Certifications include National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and (CES).

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Nadia Pateguana

Nadia Pateguana ND

Naturopathic Doctor and dietary coach for The Fasting Method with Megan Ramos and Dr. Jason Fung. Focuses on Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance expressing Diabetes, Obesity, Fatty Liver and PCOS. Speaker and author of the book “The PCOS Plan."

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Dr. Mindy Pelz

Dr. Mindy Pelz DC

Dr. Mindy Pelz is a best selling author and host of Resetter TV. She has a deep passion for empowering people to drive their own health using keto, fasting, and diet variation, which has created a global movement called, The Resetter Tribe.

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Tanya Pennington Miller

Tanya Pennington Miller FNTP, RWP, CDS

A Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Specialist specializing in fat loss, digestive healing, and optimizing performance with nutrition and lab testing, known for reversing Type 2 Diabetes diagnoses with a ketogenic protocol.

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Megan Ramos

Megan Ramos HBSc

A clinical researcher, educator, and the co-founder of Intensive Dietary Management and The Fasting Method, Megan is a world-leading expert on therapeutic fasting and low carbohydrate diets. She is one of the managing directors of Public Health Collaboration Canada.

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Jessyca Reynolds

Jessyca Reynolds

A ketogenic lifestyle coach certified in holistic nutrition and cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders. Jessyca struggled with severe mental illness, bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating for 31 years before discovering keto. She has been in recovery for over 4 years now.

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Roy & Sandra Ross

Roy & Sandra Ross

Roy is a 20 year Army Veteran affectionately called "Colonel Keto” by his soldiers, but most will tell you that Sandra is the Keto Commanding General. Certified Trainers and Nutritionists, they focus on empathetic accountability, primal tribes, and total body transformations.

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Brian Sanders

Brian Sanders

Brian studied Mechanical Engineering at UCLA and also has a background in film, technology, and design. He is the creator of the Food Lies film, hosts the Peak Human podcast, and is co-developing the SAPIEN health program.

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Jaime Seeman

Jaime Seeman MD

Dr. Jaime Seeman is a board certified OB/GYN and board certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist practicing in Omaha, NE. Known as “Doctor Fit & Fabulous,” she is a wife and mom of three girls. She is a former college athlete and current Fellow in Integrative Medicine.

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Robert Sikes

Robert Sikes Professional Natural Bodybuilder

Robert is a lifetime natural bodybuilder who has lived keto for the past 5 years. He received his pro card in 2017 while leveraging a strict ketogenic diet throughout his offseason, prep, peak week, and post show. He has since dedicated his life to educating others.

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Peter Swann

Peter Swann MD, FACOEM, FAAFP

Board Certified Family Physician with a focus on patient health, wellness and prevention. An expert and engaging speaker on prebiotics, probiotics and the microbiome. MD: Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Lynn Terry

Lynn Terry

Lynn Terry is best known as @LowCarbTraveler and author of the TravelingLowCarb.com blog, a huge success for almost a decade. In business for 23 years as an online marketing consultant, she's full of creative ideas to fast-track your business.

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Vinnie Tortorich

Vinnie Tortorich

Host of the popular podcast and bestselling book F​itness Confidential​, Vinnie Tortorich is known for his no-holds-barred commitment to the truth about healthy diet. His latest project FAT: A Documentary deftly exposes the seedy underbelly of the fitness and diet industries.

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Danny Vega

Danny Vega MS

A lifelong athlete, Danny played football at Columbia University and then got his MS in Human Performance from UF. He is a top ranked raw powerlifter and indoor rower focusing on athletic performance and building muscle within a ketogenic framework.

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Anna Vocino

Anna Vocino

Anna Vocino is a voice actor and comic who also wrote two bestselling cookbooks, Eat Happy and Eat Happy Too. She co-hosts the “Fitness Confidential” podcast with Vinnie Tortorich. She hails from Los Angeles where she cooks for her husband, daughter, and tiny dog.

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