Jan Risi

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
President and CEO of Independent Purchasing Cooperative

Jan Risi is a seasoned executive with experience leading a $5 billion organization with a focus on supply-chain management. Risi’s experience as an operational leader has included cost-saving measures, building food manufacturing facilities and leading technology platforms.



Why Vulnerability May Be a Leader's Greatest Strength

Showing vulnerability is considered by some to be a weakness, especially in the business world — but that couldn't be farther from the truth.

Business News

The Food Industry and Its Future Are Critical to Our Economy

When was the last time you took a minute to think about how food gets to your table? Why not start now?


Thinking of Joining a Board? Here Are 3 Things You Must Consider First

Many executives seek out board membership without realizing the tremendous commitment it entails. Here are a few things to think about before you sign on.


¿Estás pensando en unirte a una junta? Aquí hay 3 cosas que debe considerar primero

Muchos ejecutivos buscan ser miembros de la junta sin darse cuenta del tremendo compromiso que implica. Aquí hay algunas cosas en las que pensar antes de iniciar sesión.


Good Leaders Can Change an Industry, and 'Mr. Tomato' Did Just That

Looking back on the many leadership lessons I learned during my career, the ones Paul DiMare - Mr. Tomato - taught me stand out as pivotal.


Los buenos líderes pueden cambiar una industria y 'Mr. El tomate hizo exactamente eso

Mirando hacia atrás en las muchas lecciones de liderazgo que aprendí durante mi carrera, las que me enseñó Paul DiMare, Mr. Tomato, se destacan como fundamentales.

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