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About Jordan French
Jordan French is a combination of engineer, intellectual-property attorney, and dynamic creative with a penchant for rolling up his sleeves to market, connect, and build brands.
Jordan French is best known as the Executive Editor at Grit Daily News — the champion of live journalism based in New York. Grit Daily is the top source for news coverage on brands, fashion, tech, influencers, entrepreneurship, and life. Based in New York, its team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. It contributes Miami Art Summit (Miami Art Week), Park City Summit (Sundance), and Grit Daily House (SXSW) to top events globally.
He is also a cofounder of the 3D food printing pioneer with NASA origins, BeeHex. French worked for NASA’s Mars Gravity Biosatellite Program in 2004 and 2005, which looked at bone loss rates in mice. Mousetronauts, as they were called, paved the way for NASA to look into food systems, spurring the groundbreaking work that led to BeeHex.. French, named a “top growth hacker” by CIO magazine, helped break the market in fresh-food automation and the partnership between BeeHex and Donatos and Grote Company founder, Jim Grote. In 2017 BeeHex raised a $1 million seed round to build fresh-food printers for desserts and baked goods, including pizza.
EXECUTIVE EDITOR AT GRIT DAILY NEWS
Grit Daily is the top source for news coverage on brands, fashion, tech, influencers, entrepreneurship, and life. Based in New York, its team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. It contributes Miami Art Summit (Miami Art Week), Park City Summit (Sundance), and Grit Daily House (SXSW) to top events globally.
EDITORIAL STAFF AT THESTREET.COM
Jordan French reports on technology stocks, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and markets as a reporter at TheStreet.com. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at top technology and culture conferences including Collision, Web Summit, The Lead, Formula E Racing, and BlockShow, among others.
FOUNDING CMO AT BEEHEX
Now a US Army contractor, BeeHex is the leading 3D-food-printing firm known for its robots that made food for astronauts, military, and specialized nutrition. Drawing comparisons to the Star Trek replicator and Back to the Future: Part II rehydrator, BeeHex technology fascinated the world by demonstrating 3D-printed pizza for space missions. In 2016 the company’s hardware exhibited at SXSW Interactive, IoT World and Food Loves Tech NYC. It was nominated by Vice Magazine for “best new tech” and won the Leadership Award from IEEE.
PRESIDENT / CO-FOUNDER OF BNB SHIELD
BNB Shield finds, reports on and challenges illegal, contract-breaking and unlicensed short-term rentals. As of 2017 BNB Shield handles over 20,000 units.
LISBON HILL FARMS
Jordan French is a cofounder of Lisbon Hill Farms, a cage-free egg farm in Lisbon, New Hampshire.