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Kęstutis Lipnickas

CEO, Divaks

Kęstutis Lipnickas is a Business executive and Entrepreneur with over 25 years of international experience within the Agri-food Tech, IT, Construction, and Leadership coaching markets.

During his career, Kęstutis has developed the new business from idea to large-scale implementation, managed companies, and led multinational and distributed teams through different stages of economic cycles toward sustainable results.

Since 2015 Kęstutis dedicated his diverse competencies and experiences to the Agri-food sector. He was a co-founder of a vertically integrated healthy snack business, currently the biggest in the Baltic States and one of the biggest in Northern Europe.

The insect protein company, Divaks, Kęstutis together with partners that have complementary competencies, and share the same values and ambition, have been developing since 2019. In a short period, they have formed an experienced and creative team, successfully attracted investments, and started working with major stakeholders of the insect industry: scientists, leading technology providers, consultants, and partners to shape the future of the food industry.

Curiosity, constant learning, and a diverse contact network help Kęstutis follow the developments in fast developing Agri-food industry of sustainable insect proteins. Trust, knowledge, professionalism, sustainability, and excitement to work are the underlying values that help to get brilliant people on the journey.

Kęstutis encourages everyone, who has business ideas, to start. His starting a new business proves, that You can Achieve any level You seek by being self-motivated, having a clear focus, using at full potential of Your knowledge, leadership, and professional skills, networking and learning constantly.