Meet The Team
As the great Julia Child once said, “Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” There is no shortage of passion within each member of our team; whether they’re a data cruncher, an engineering whiz or a social media mobster. We all love what we do, and, proud to say, we all live to love food.
Curious about each member? Click on each image to learn more.
Aihui Ong (I-We)
Founder & CEO
Aihui is the Founder and chief hustler at Love With Food. Previously, she held leadership roles at Accenture and PeopleSoft, running their financial engineering divisions. But her two biggest passions are technology and food. When she saw how inefficient and broken the food industry was, she taught herself Ruby on Rails and launched Love With Food, the perfect marriage of her two passions!
Favorite Food: Dark chocolate×
Tech Iron Chef
Hendy is the master of tech recipes always cooking up new solutions by mixing up lots of code-licious ingredients.
Favorite Food: Fruits×
George might cook the same recipes every time, but the resulting flavors are always different. "I really don't know how I do it", he says. Good thing his code is more predictable.
Favorite Food: Ice-cream×
A designer and illustrator with a knack for mixing simplicity and forward looking design, Zory comes to the visual rescue of all our projects. A passionate doodler, she loves hoarding cute stationary and pens, palm trees, mellow sunny afternoons, and random travel plans.
Favorite Food: Everything sweet×
Lorraine thinks microwaves are too expensive and so she throws everything in a $15-rice-cooker and hopes for the best. Good thing Love With Food likes to feed her so she can keep chugging away at coding bugs and building features.
Favorite Food: Mom's cooking×
Alex is an experienced chef...as long as he has the internet to guide him. Finding recipes online allows him to simultaneously cook-up delicious features and code functional meals...or maybe he should stop multi-tasking.
Favorite Food: Jalapeno-flavored anything×
This guy always dreams to cook the best food, maintain world peace, and write the best code. Nobody knows which could be achieved first.
Favorite Food: Chinese food×
Sean comes up with millions of ideas a day for business and growth. Fortunately he's able to recognize that most aren't very good and focuses efforts on bringing the couple that have some legs to life.
Favorite Food: Korean cuisine×
When Chris isn't tracking down expired snacks in the warehouse you can find him down at your local municipal golf course trying to beat the course record or at the ice rink trying to become the next Hockey superstar. Oh and when it comes to traveling, he always keeps a bag packed ready to go!
Favorite Food: BBQ×
Social Media Rockstar
I am THAT girl who is always on their phones and constantly scrolling for the latest and greatest. I also am obsessed with celebrity gossip on Twitter, Facebook stalking my friends, and looking for any photo op there is for Instagram! When I’m finally back to reality, you can find me relaxing with reruns of The Office or Friends. My life moto: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take-Wayne Gretzky” -Michael Scott
Favorite Food: Frenchy fries×
Melinda is always on Instagram stalking celebrities and bloggers to share some Love With Food around! New to the Bay Area, she’s loving the hikes, weather, food and AMAZING people here. Every other hour, she will be scouring the pantry for more yummy snacks.
Favorite Food: SUSHIII×
Erin is the resident foodie copywriter for Love With Food, which means she gets to combine two of her favorite things in one job: food and writing. She loves anything with chocolate (that goes for writing and eating), movies where stuff gets blown up, silently judging people on their grammar and any Tumblr that pairs Texts From Last Night with superheroes.
Favorite Food: Macaroni and cheese×
If anything needs to get done that has to do with a lens, from photos to recipe videos to filming dudes eating hot wings - Katie's your girl. When she’s not slicing up the latest edits, you can find Katie hunting down the next best pizza place as vigorously as she hunts down the worst Nicolas Cage movie.
Favorite Food: Pizza×
Bringing Love With Food snacks to corporate America!
Favorite Food: Sushi×
Aggie's always loved 2 things: trying new foods and being a matchmaker. Luckily at Love with Food, she can do both! She gets to sample the latest and greatest in the snacking world, and has a blast introducing the best new brands to foodies across the nation. When she's not trying to wrestle snacks into a red box, she's either playing with the most energetic toddler in the world or watching FRIENDS for the 27th time.
Favorite Food: Soto×
Brand Partnership Manager
Virginia Bryant is a Brand Partnership Manager at Love With Food. After years of working with Love With Food from the retail side of the industry at at 479° Popcorn, Virginia was thrilled to join the team to help other brands drive awareness and growth. She is incredibly passionate about food, whether it be cooking, snacking or travelling internationally to visit the worlds top restaurants. When she isn't working, you can find her with her family, dogs and chickens tackling the next big DIY project.
Favorite Food: Foie gras×
Snack Success Warrior
When Bianca is not pouring pixie dust on our customers she is helping businesses develop kick-butt snack programs for employees that need a pick-me-up. As a Customer Happiness Manager Extraordinaire she handles problems with a snap. As a Sales Savant she will create a plan for offices to provide healthier snacks.
Favorite Food: Cheesecake×
Customer Happiness Associate
Melanie Miller is your go-to girl for Customer Happiness. Customers are the name of her game and she is ready to help those in need. If there is a issue, it is her mission to fix. Some would call her a "Snack Hero" or a" Voice of the Snackers." She knows how important health treats are for Snack Citizens.
Favorite Food: Popcorn×
Prerna Lakhi Bakshi
Analytics Manager and Lead
Prerna Lakhi Bakshi, Love With Food's "number muncher data cruncher," handles market research, analytics, and corporate gift sales. For as long as she can remember, she has been passionate about Food, scouting out all of the best restaurants in all the places she's lived - Mumbai, New York, London, Boston, and San Francisco. Love With Food has allowed her to marry her professional skills with personal passion.
Favorite Food: Anything with condiments×