Opinion Leaders

A passion and a job.  This is the reason why CoffeeBI presents its Opinion Leaders: professionals and experts around the globe who work in the coffee industry.

Jennifer Ferreira

Jennifer Ferreira

Researcher at Coventry University
Jennifer is a researcher in the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University and her research interests focus on the coffee and café industry.She researches how the café industry has developed in different national markets, different business models within the café industry, and the role of cafes in different urban spaces. In particular, a current project, ‘Spaces of Community’ explores the economic impact of cafes but also the importance of cafes for different communities and cultures considering how and why cafes have developed, what roles cafés play in communities, how cafes spaces are used, and the ways in which cafes engage with their local communities. You can read more about her research on the ‘Café Spaces’ research blog.
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Ennio Cantergiani

Ennio Cantergiani

R&D and Quality manager at Carasso
Coffee and beverage expert, SCA Authorized trainer & certifier (Barista, Brewing and Roasting modules). Coffeologue training by Coffee Consulate in Mannheim. Consultant for coffee expertise for several international companies.
R&D and Quality manager, specialist in process optimization and global quality management (ISO22000, FSSC) with strong operational experience in Europe, Africa and Middle-East. Strong competences in project and team management (Black Belt Lean Six Sigma). I am working today in process optimization, starting with coffee pods/capsules production using DMAIC methodology. I am also very active for the overall training program within the SCA Swiss chapter.
My last successful project in the coffee industry is the creation of “L’Académie du Café” in Geneva where people can learn all aspects of the fantastic coffee world. All SCA modules, latte art and specific roasting and cuptasting trainings are now available. There is, today, a strong need to learn coffee like we learned wine and wine tasting in the past decade.
Expertises: Barista, Brewing, Roasting, Espresso, BlackBelt Lean Six Sigma, ISO22000:2005 FSSC, Beverage technology, Quality Assurance, Analytical chemistry, Sensory Analysis and Statistics, Quality Control, Coffee Technology, Flavour Microencapsulation.
Ennio Cantergiani

Mariano Peluso

Mariano Peluso

B2B Research Manager at CoffeeBI
More than 15 years of experience in competitive market analysis, data surveys, worldwide markets, and a significant experience in the study of the coffee industry, especially in B2B, HORECA and professional markets.
He is in charge of selecting the appropriate research methodology and supporting techniques to meet customers' business objectives, with a specific expertise in research plans and questionnaires.
Consultant in interpreting data, writing reports, and making actionable recommendations.
For Mariano, coffee is not only a job but also a passion.
Mariano Peluso

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Andrew & Claire Bowen

Andrew & Claire Bowen

Authors and Coffeepreneurs at Cafe Success
Andrew & Claire Bowen, The Coffeepreneurs, are the Authors of the Amazon best seller, ‘The Daily Grind - how to open and run a coffee shop that makes money’. They are also the founders of Cafe Success, ‘The ultimate resource for coffee shops’. They own and run their own independent coffee shop, Java&Co, based in Oxfordshire, UK. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, they have been franchisee’s, regional franchisees single and multi site operators, as well as developing their own chain of independent coffee shops. They make coffee shop owners more money, by helping them 'Start Up, Scale Up or Tune Up' their coffee businesses.
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Melanie Boehme

Melanie Boehme

Coffee Marketing Consultant at Simel.Coffee
Simel.Coffee stands for the merging of specialty coffee and Marketing. The person behind Simel.Coffee is Melanie Boehme, Coffee Marketing Consultant and branding expert for specialty coffee shop businesses.
Melanie Boehme supports busy coffee shop owners and managers with her inspiring Marketing strategies (offline & online) on their way to a successful & thriving coffee business that customers just love going to.
For more information go to www.simel.coffee or message me at simelcoffee@gmail.com
Melanie Boehme

Professionals in the field

Valli Vishnubhotla

Valli Vishnubhotla

SEO Executive at Market Inspector
I'm a SEO professional working at AWM Network, a company based in Copenhagen, and I write for Market Inspector, a B2B digital marketplace in Europe specialised in the coffee machine market.
Valli Vishnubhotla

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