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KetoCon Austin 2023 / The Presenters

Meet our Speakers

Experts and Enthusiasts of a Keto Lifestyle
Catharine Arnston

Catharine Arnston MBA

Catharine Arnston is the Founder/CEO/Chief Scientific Officer of ENERGYbits® Inc., the leading national brand of algae tablets. Catharine’s twelve years of research on algae’s health, longevity and disease-prevention benefits have led to her being recognized as the global expert on algae nutrition.

   
Ben Azadi

Ben Azadi FDN-P

Ben is known as The Health Detective because he investigates dysfunction, and he educates, not medicates, to bring the body back to normal function. Ben is the founder of Keto Kamp; a global brand bringing awareness to ancient healing strategies such as the keto diet and fasting.

   
Shawn Baker

Dr. Shawn Baker MD

Shawn Baker M.D. is the Co-Founder of Revero, an online community providing guidance to individuals addressing their health issues with a meat based diet. He is an orthopedic surgeon, an authority on treating disease with medical nutritional therapy, a best-selling author, world champion athlete, international speaker, podcast host, and consultant.

  
Chef James Barry

Chef James Barry

James Barry’s 16+ years in the culinary field started as a private chef cooking for celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Mariska Hargitay and George Clooney. A published cookbook author, Chef James launched Pluck seasoning. A delicious, easy way to get organ meats it your diet.

   
Ken Berry

Dr. Ken Berry MD

Dr. Ken Berry is a practicing family physician who has been practicing medicine since 2003. He is a passionate advocate of health on his YouTube channel where he has over 2 million subscribers. He is active in the Keto Community and is known for his no nonsense approach to health.

   
Anna Cabeca

Dr. Anna Cabeca DO, FACOG

An internationally-acclaimed menopause and sexual health expert, global speaker and pioneering promoter of women’s health, Dr. Anna Cabeca is Emory University-trained and triple board-certified in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine.

   
Judy Cho

Judy Cho BCHN, FNTP

Judy Cho is board certified in holistic nutrition and a certified nutritional therapy practitioner and holds a Psychology and Communications degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Judy is the author of Carnivore Cure, the ultimate elimination diet.

   
Kara Collier

Kara Collier RD

Kara Collier is a Registered Dietitian and founding partner of Nutrisense where she's the VP of Health. Kara is the leading authority on the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology for health optimization.

   
Jessi Cushenberry

Jessi Cushenberry BS

Jessi chose a career path combining her passion for helping people and her love of exercise. She attained her degree in Exercise Science from UGA and has over 20 years experience helping people achieve optimal health. Jesse is a speaker about health and fitness and the founder of Visionary Foods.

   
Reed Davis

Reed Davis HHP, CNT, LEHP

Reed Davis is is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine and the Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) with over 3,000 graduates in 50 countries. He serves on the Advisory Board of the ANWCB and AANWC. He resides in southern California.

   
Mollie Eastman (McGlocklin)

Mollie Eastman (McGlocklin)

Mollie Eastman (McGlocklin) is the creator of Sleep Is A Skill, and the host of The Sleep Is A Skill Podcast. Sleep Is A Skill is a company that optimizes people’s sleep through a unique blend of technology, accountability, and behavioral change.

   
Amitay Eshel

Amitay Eshel

Amitay Eshel is an entrepreneur in the biohacking and beauty fields. He has held executive roles in the health, wellness, and beauty industry for over a decade. Amitay is the co-founder and CEO of Young Goose, a biohacking skincare line.

   
Jennilyn Griffiths

Jennilyn Griffiths

Jennilyn began her career as a personal trainer. She later developed a passion for the science of nutrition, which led her to become certified as a Therapeutic Nutritional Counselor. Jennilyn started a ketogenic diet in 2015 became interested in the science of ketosis and how it helps people optimize their health. She now works directly with clients to improve their gut health and achieve fat loss.

   
J Gulinello

J Gulinello MS, CNSc, FNTP

J holds a master's degree in science(clinical human nutrition) and is a functional nutritional therapy practitioner. His research is based in ancestral methods and their marriage with the modern world. By understanding human biology we can better understand the nature of health.

   
Danielle Hamilton

Danielle Hamilton FNTP

Danielle Hamilton is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who specializes in blood sugar regulation & digestion. She is the creator of Blood Sugar Mastery & the Optimize your Digestion for Low Carb Diets Program.

   
Emily Harveaux

Emily Harveaux

Emily is a passionate health coach, educator and mentor to those seeking to improve their lives. She lost 150 pounds through fasting and following the carnivore diet. Emily empowers others to find success through sharing the key components of metabolic healing and self-love.

  
Amie Hornaman

Dr. Amie Hornaman DCN, CFMP

Dr. Amie Hornaman “The Thyroid-Fixer”, is host to the top-rated podcast in medicine: The Thyroid Fixer™, with listeners around the globe. She is the founder of The Institute for Thyroid and Hormone Optimization and the Fixxr Supplement line.

   
Stephen Hussey

Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC

Dr. Stephen Hussey is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine practitioner. In addition to clinical practice, he is a speaker, author, and health coach. He has written two books; The Health Evolution and Understanding the Heart.

   
Kashif Khan

Kashif Khan

Kashif Khan is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of The DNA Company, where personalized medicine is being pioneered through unique insights into the human genome. He is also the host of the Unpilled podcast.

   
Robert Kiltz

Dr. Robert Kiltz MD

Dr. Kiltz is a renowned fertility doctor featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Diet Doctor, and much more. Dr. Kiltz is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

   
Freddie Kimmel

Freddie Kimmel CPT, FHC

Freddie Kimmel is the host of The Beautifully Broken Podcast, a top 100 Podcast in the alternative health space. He is also a consultant to multiple technology companies including AmpCoil and Lightpath LED. Freddie is a proud cancer survivor.

   
Tammie Laubacher

Tammie Laubacher LMT, HC

Tammie Laubacher is a Medical Message Therapist and 20 year cancer survivor. Her journey has taken her from near death to healthy and thriving. Under the direction of Dr. Annette Bosworth, Tammi utilized a ketogenic diet to overcome her health challenges. She now works with individuals utilizing nutritional ketosis to overcome their health challenges.

   
Bella Ma

Bella Ma

Steak and Butter Gal, aka Bella, is a classically trained concert pianist and violinist. She graduated from The Juilliard School’s Graduate Program with a Master of Music Degree. Bella has been following a carnivore diet for four years, reversing significant health challenges. She is the founder of The Steak & Butter Gang, where she works with other carnivore coaches to teach the carnivore lifestyle.

   
Michael McKnight

Michael McKnight BS

Michael McKnight is a professional ultra endurance runner who holds multiple records. He is also a professional running and low carb nutrition coach and is currently coaching more than 50 athletes. As a low carb endurance athlete, Michael has a unique approach to running and a passion for sharing his experience with others.

   
Bronson Dant & Natalie Grasso

Bronson Dant & Natalie Grasso

Coach Bronson is the author of “The Ultimate Ketogenic Fitness Book: A complete guide to optimizing keto for a better quality of life“. Coach Natalie helps modern women create the body and life of their dreams by empowering them to put themselves first and reach their goals.

   
Raymond Nazon

Raymond Nazon

Raymond Nazon is 50 years old and has been following a carnivore diet for 5 years. Through his meat based protocol and intermittent fasting, he lost 80 pounds, eliminated pre-diabetes, rosacea, arthritic joints, diminishing eyesight, poor wound healing, constant brain fog and insomnia.

  
Erin Power

Erin Power NBC-HWC, RHN

Erin Power is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. As the Coaching & Curriculum Director for Primal Health Coach Institute she's trained and mentored thousands of certified metabolism and keto coaches.

   
Mary Roberts

Mary Roberts CNC, CPT

Mary Roberts is a Ketogenic Lifestyle coach specializing in food addiction and eating disorder recovery. She works with clients to help them find true food freedom and overcome their obsession with food.

   
Bill and Christina Schindler

Dr. Bill and Christina Schindler

Bill and Christina operate the Modern Stone Age Kitchen, a foodery that optimizes nutrition in modern foods based on the approaches they developed to nourish their family. Bill is also the author of Eat Like a Human and the co-star of National Geographic’s, The Great Human Race.

   
Jonathan Shane

Jonathan Shane FNTP

Jonathan Shane is an FNTP and member of the NANP. He specializes in Ketogenic diets, Metabolism and Holistic Health. Jonathan found the Ketogenic diet in 2017 and has since then used it to overcome Bulimia, Body Dysmorphia and help others find true health.

   
Robert Sikes

Robert Sikes

Robert Sikes is a lifetime natural competitive bodybuilder, earning his pro card in 2017 while following a strict ketogenic diet. His mission is to empower others to believe in themselves and truly tap into their full potential by optimizing their body and mind.

   
Laura Spath

Laura Spath

Laura is a working Mom who lost 120 pounds on a meat only carnivore diet. For the last 4 years she has focused on maintenance and healing her relationship with food. Laura shares about her carnivore lifestyle daily on Instagram and on her YouTube channel.

  
Temple Stewart

Temple Stewart RD

Temple is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in low-carb/keto for women struggling with weight loss. She owns her own private practice and is motivated by her own journey of reversing PCOS, losing 40 lbs, and getting pregnant naturally.

  
Kevin Stock

Dr. Kevin Stock DDS

Dr. Kevin Stock is a dentist with a focus on oral-systemic health through meat-based nutrition and airway management during sleep. He's the founder of Meat Health, published author, and inventor of NED (a device to treat sleep disordered breathing, aka - snoring).

   
Donald Vega

Dr. Donald Vega

Dr. Donald Vega is a 47 year old husband, father, and the founder of Kilosophy. He is a registered dietitian, strength and conditioning specialist and life-style mentor, based in Costa Rica. Dr. Vega has spend more than 25 years promoting the importance of metabolic health.

   
Kristin Weitzel

Kristin Weitzel

Kristin Weitzel, Founder of SHERPA Breath & Cold and Host of the WELLPOWER Podcast, is a renowned health expert who has been featured on stages around the world. She is a female physiology focused leader, certified nutrition specialist, trainer, master breath work and cold exposure expert.