Kenton Hipsher is the Associate Director of Sales for Geltor, a vegan collagen and protein bioactive ingredient supplier based in Emeryville, CA. He leads the commercial sale of Geltor’s ingredients and partnerships with key accounts in North America. Before joining the beauty industry, Kenton spent time on the bench developing innovative, high-performing, and sustainable alternatives backed by science. In 2020, he made his transition off the bench and into beauty and personal care via sales with the goal of utilizing his technical background and communication skillset to help bridge sustainable beauty knowledge gaps between contract manufacturers, brands, and consumers. In addition to providing innovative and impactful technologies to the world, Kenton strives to make an impact in his community by serving on diversity & inclusion committees, minority scholarship committees, and speaking with Black and Brown youths.