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KetoCon Austin 2023 / The Presenters

Meet our Speakers

Experts and Enthusiasts of a Keto Lifestyle
Caroline Alan

Caroline Alan

Caroline Alan a mineral enthusiast and empowers people with information about electrolyte/mineral depletion and effective ways to replenish them. Caroline is the Co-Founder and CEO of BEAM Minerals, which provides plant-based mineral support for the low carb 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.

   
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.

   
Nick Bitz

Dr. Nick Bitz ND

Dr. Nick Bitz is a Naturopathic Physician specializing in Ayurvedic medicine. He is a leading voice in the natural products industry and currently serves as Senior VP of Product Development at Neurohacker Collective. Areas of expertise include nootropics and anti-aging medicine.

   
SUSAN BRATTON

SUSAN BRATTON

Susan Bratton, "Intimacy Expert to Millions" is a champion and advocate for all those who desire intimacy and passion their whole life long. She is co-founder and CEO of two corporations: Personal Life Media, Inc., and The 20, LLC.

  
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.

   
Martha Carlin

Martha Carlin

Martha Carlin is a Citizen Scientist, systems thinker, wife of a Parkinson’s warrior, and founder of The BioCollective. She is a respected out of the box problem solver in the microbiome field, helping others understand the connections between our soil, food, guts, and brains.

   
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.

   
Dani Conway

Dani Conway

Dani Conway helps women ditch the diet mentality, lose weight and gain the energy they need to stop starving and start living! She specializes in a customized approach to Keto and Carnivore nutrition, as well as rebalancing hormones, gut health and much more.

   
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.

   
Brett Ender

Brett Ender

Brett Ender is the co-host of The Meat Mafia Podcast, which addresses fundamental problems in our food and healthcare system. His principles are simple: eat real foods, buy locally, and cook your own meals. Brett is an advocate of carnivore & animal-based forms of eating.

  
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.

   
Ileka Falette

Ileka Falette NASM PT, PMP, NLP Master Practitioner

Ileka Falette is a Business Mindset Mastery Coach. She helps overworked business owners and executives find the balance to work less, increase revenue and live their lives intentionally.

  
Matt Gallant

Matt Gallant

Matt Gallant holds a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. He is a strength and conditioning coach for several pro-athletes, a self-defense instructor, and has spend 15 years formulating supplements. Matt is the CEO and Co-Founder of BiOptimizers.

   
Harrison Gray

Harrison Gray

Harrison Gray is the co-host of The Meat Mafia Podcast, which addresses fundamental problems in our food and healthcare system. His principles are simple: eat real foods, buy locally, and cook your own meals. Harrison is an advocate of carnivore & animal-based forms of eating.

  
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.

   
Anthony Gustin

Dr. Anthony Gustin DC, MS

Dr. Anthony Gustin is a functional medicine clinician, turned entrepreneur, turned farmer. His focus is on figuring out how to replicate our natural human environment in the modern world to create resilient, healthy, and happy individuals.

   
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.

   
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.

   
Maggie Jones

Maggie Jones

The month she turned 40, Maggie was diagnosed with terminal cancer and received a prognosis of less than a year. One year later, she was cancer free and has dedicated her life to sharing the evidence-based treatments that she credits with so dramatically extending her life.

   
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.

   
Micah Lowe

Micah Lowe

In an effort to help his brother recover his critical thinking processes after a brain cancer diagnosis, Micah Lowe discovered ozone therapy. He became obsessed with the research and the potential ozone therapy had for healing. His brother recovered much of his brain capacity as a result of ozone therapy treatments, and Micah started Simply 03, an ozone therapy equipment company.

   
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.

   
Phillip Meece

Phillip Meece

Phillip Meece was a Combat Medic who served in Afghanistan. Through this experience he and learned first-hand, the cost of antibiotics and preservatives on battlefield readiness and the health of his soldiers. Using ancient traditions to solve the issues he experienced, Phillip launched The Carnivore Bar, a company that produces a modern day pemmican bar.

   
Jonathan Mendoza

Jonathan Mendoza DC, RN, FNP-C

An Austin native, Nurse Doza has been studying nutrition and its effects on our health for over 15 years. He founded MSW Health Lounge, MSW Nutrition and How Do YOU Health? where groundbreaking health & wellness are the norm.

  
Samuel Moffett

Samuel Moffett

Sam and his wife run Shirttail Creek Farm, a regenerative focused farm in Brenham, TX. They raise 100% Grassfed and Finished Beef, Pastured Pork, Pastured Eggs, and Pastured Chicken.

   
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.

  
Nathalie Niddam

Nathalie Niddam CNP

Nathalie Niddam is a Holistic Nutritionist, Citizen Scientist and the Host of the Biohacking Superhuman Performance Podcast. Nat's focus is on Longevity and Health Span -in Bioregulator Peptides, she believes we have the ultimate hack for healthy aging, straight from nature.

   
Sally Norton

Sally Norton

Nutritionist Sally K. Norton has a unique specialty: warning us that some “health foods” can get us into trouble. She is the author of the best-selling book "Toxic Superfoods” and a leading expert in the low oxalate diet educating people on the damage oxalate does to our bodies.

   
John Pantalone

John Pantalone

John Pantalone raises cows, pigs, lambs, and chickens on his regenerative ranch, 30 minutes outside of Austin, TX. As a first generation rancher, John and his wife Molly started Amber Oaks Ranch in 2016, after having practiced regenerative agricultural on a homesteading scale.

   
Patrick Porter

Dr. Patrick Porter PhD

Dr. Porter is an award-winning author, speaker & the founder of BrainTap®, the leader in technology-enhanced brain fitness. He pioneered the use of brainwave entrainment to improve clarity, sleep & energy, and remains at the forefront of brain research.

   
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.

   
Devon Price

Devon Price

Devon is the co-founder of Kenetik, the first ketone product that works well and tastes good, and the only one recommended by the American Brain Council. He studied at UC Berkeley and earned two masters degrees from MIT. Prior to Kenetik he worked at Stanford University and MGH.

   
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.

   
Guillermo Ruiz

Dr. Guillermo Ruiz NMD

Dr. Ruiz is a graduate medical student from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. His aim is to use his research to advance Naturopathic medicine using an evidence-based approach, and focusing on finding evolutionary connections between our modern and traditional

   
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.

   
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.

  
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.

   
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.

   
Weldon & Ann Warren

Weldon & Ann Warren

Weldon and Ann Warren own and operate Holy Cow Beef in Lubbock, TX. They are American Grassfed Association certified grassfed/grass finished beef ranchers, and are industry leaders in supplying Whole Foods Market, and helping with the original USDA "grassfed beef" label.

   
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.

   
Lisa Wiedeman

Dr. Lisa Wiedeman OD

Dr. Wiedeman has been a practicing Optometric Physician for over 30 years. By implementing a fully carnivorous diet over 13 year ago, she recovered from sugar addiction, binge eating and disordered eating. Dr. Wiedeman provides coaching in both 1 on 1 sessions and weekly groups. She is passionate about carnivore cooking to help people transition to meat based eating.