If you are looking for alternatives to plastics in packaging, Troy Swope is the visionary that will most likely already be working on a solution. Troy’s experience in packaging innovation spans over 18 years, first at Intel where he introduced new methodologies and a new department to explore packaging innovation and advanced polymer development that resulted in a $350 million dollar costs savings over 4 years. Later he created Unisource Global Solutions, Troy and his team pioneered and developed a new material supply chain around bamboo fibers for Dell Computers, a move that redirected the molded fiber industry towards a highly marketable alternative to EPS and EPE foam packaging. Troy’s current venture, as CEO and Co-Founder of Footprint, a sustainable technology company that is manufacturing solutions that eliminate single use plastics in packaging, is once again focused on redirecting the molded fiber industry and disrupting single use plastic industries. Troy and the Footprint team look to transform the sea of plastic currently in our grocery stores.