Dr. Jenna Bell

Senior Vice President of Nutritional Science at Sensei Ag

Dr. Jenna Bell

Senior Vice President of Nutritional Science, Sensei Ag 

Dr. Jenna Bell has 25 years of experience in food, nutrition and wellness. A registered dietitian and exercise physiologist, Jenna’s experience includes patient care in infectious disease, HIV/AIDS and advanced nutrition support, sports nutrition, academia and the food industry.

She began her career in academia at the University of New Mexico. This role led to an esteemed position as a professor of medical dietetics at Ohio State University. Jenna then joined Pollock Communications, a public relations firm focused on food, nutrition and wellness. As Senior Vice President of Food and Wellness, Jenna was instrumental in message development, scientific translation, public policy and regulatory support, assessment of consumer purchasing trends, crisis management and launching new consumer products. During her 13 years with Pollock, Jenna partnered with some of the world’s top brands ranging from Unilever and Danone to Quaker Oats, Abbott Labs and PepsiCo.

Most recently, Jenna served as Vice President of Nutritional Science at Crop One Holdings, Inc., a vertical farming company that owns FreshBox Farms in Millis, MA and a joint venture with Emirates Flight Catering in Dubai. Jenna is a well published consumer and technical writer and contributing editor for Today’s Dietitian. She has also co-authored two books including Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Nutrition Guide to Fuel your Active Lifestyle (Wiley 2009) and Launching your Dietetics Career (ADA 2011). 

Jenna earned her Bachelors in Nutritional Science from the University of New Hampshire and her PhD, RD and Masters from the University of New Mexico.