Our Team

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William Rosenzweig

Managing Partner


Elaine is passionate about sustainable food systems and has a background in management consulting and supply chain management. Previously, Elaine worked at eCommerce startup Stitch Fix, where she launched new business lines and managed inventory for a business that grew from $40m to $200m during her tenure. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Consultant at Booz & Company, leveraging data to help clients start and streamline operations.

She believes that growing people is critical for growing a business. As an MBA student at Berkeley Haas, she taught Leadership Communications for MBA students. Elaine is also a certified yoga teacher





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Ozlem Ozdener

Project Director


Adrian is a founder and managing partner of Hyphae Partners where he helps companies build regenerative business models. He is also a lecturer on food innovation at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business and is helping design and teach an entrepreneurship intensive for farmers at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. Previously, he has worked at Patagonia within its Venture Capital arm Tin Shed Ventures helping author a standard for Regenerative Organic Agriculture and exploring Regenerative Organic Land Funds. He is a graduate of Berkeley Haas’ full-time MBA program. At Haas, Adrian was a portfolio manager of the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund, a member of the Center for Responsible Business’ Student Advisory Board, and co-taught a speaker series on Transformations In The Food Industry. Prior to Haas Adrian worked at Morgan Stanley for six years and helped long time horizon investors manage their asset allocations. Adrian received a B.A. in English from Williams College, studied English literature at Exeter College, Oxford University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.





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Elaine Hsu

Lead Instructor & Course Facilitator


Elaine is passionate about sustainable food systems and has a background in management consulting and supply chain management. Previously, Elaine worked at eCommerce startup Stitch Fix, where she launched new business lines and managed inventory for a business that grew from $40m to $200m during her tenure. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Consultant at Booz & Company, leveraging data to help clients start and streamline operations.

She believes that growing people is critical for growing a business. As an MBA student at Berkeley Haas, she taught Leadership Communications for MBA students. Elaine is also a certified yoga teacher





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Adrian Rodrigues

Lead Instructor & Course Facilitator


Adrian is a founder and managing partner of Hyphae Partners where he helps companies build regenerative business models. He is also a lecturer on food innovation at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business and is helping design and teach an entrepreneurship intensive for farmers at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. Previously, he has worked at Patagonia within its Venture Capital arm Tin Shed Ventures helping author a standard for Regenerative Organic Agriculture and exploring Regenerative Organic Land Funds. He is a graduate of Berkeley Haas’ full-time MBA program. At Haas, Adrian was a portfolio manager of the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund, a member of the Center for Responsible Business’ Student Advisory Board, and co-taught a speaker series on Transformations In The Food Industry. Prior to Haas Adrian worked at Morgan Stanley for six years and helped long time horizon investors manage their asset allocations. Adrian received a B.A. in English from Williams College, studied English literature at Exeter College, Oxford University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.