Spring Forum Speakers

John Venardos - Senior Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory, Government and Industry Affairs, Herbalife

As Senior Vice President Worldwide Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs, John Venardos leads a team of seasoned professionals based in cities around the world. Together, they proactively represent...



Zhaoping Li MD, PhD - Professor of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Associate Chief, Clinical Nutrition.

Dr. Li is a Professor of Medicine, at UCLA School of Medicine, Ronald Regan Medical Center, where she directs the Clinical Research Unit at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, overseeing the research...



Andrew Shao Ph.D - Vice President, Global Product Science & Safety, Herbalife

As vice president, global product science and safety, Dr. Shao is responsible for assuring that all products sold by Herbalife are safe, meet regulatory safety requirements, and that all product claims...



Aaron Secrist - Quality and Regulatory Manager, NOW Foods

Noted industry quality and regulatory expert Aaron Secrist has 20 years experience in the dietary supplements industry. For the past three years he has provided regulatory consulting services in the industry,...



Mark A. LeDoux, J.D - Chairman and CEO, Natural Alternatives International, Inc.

Mark LeDoux is founder, Chairman and CEO of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. a company with internationally based facilities in the US and Switzerland engaged in the research, design and manufacture...



Marc Ullman - Ullman, Shapiro and Ullman LLC.

Mr. Ullman has practiced law for 27 years and has represents clients in matters relating to all aspects of the firm’s practice, including FDA and DEA matters, regulatory issues, FTC proceeding and litigations....



Tim Sullivan - Deputy State Attorney General

Tim Sullivan is a Deputy Attorney General in the Environment Section of the California Department of Justice (Office of the Attorney General).  His practice consists of civil litigation to enforce...



Ed Leiskovan, PhD - USC, President/CEO Performance Research Laboratories, Inc.

Dr. Lieskovan is an experienced researcher and product developer in the areas of  dietary supplements, foods and OTC products and has more than 30 years in the supplement and pharmaceutical industries....