Marie Benedix is a founding partner and Chief Innovation Officer of A Bigger Fishbowl (abiggerfishbowl.com), a marketing consulting practice dedicated to helping small businesses with a heart grow through innovation in brand, communication and product. Recently, Marie has helped companies in the sports nutrition, gluten-free, probiotic and meal replacement bar spaces. She has over 15 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry, serving clients on three continents. Her knowledge base bridges the gap between marketing and product; from brand to product, nutrition, ingredients and packaging. Marie’s past roles have included innovation, marketing and business development roles with WhiteWave Foods and Tetra Pak in the United States, the UK and South East Asia.