Mohammed Ashour is co-founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, an agriculture and food company focused on global food sustainability and developing the world’s most advanced insect farming technology.
In 2013, Ashour and four fellow McGill University students were awarded the prestigious Hult Prize, worth one million dollars, for their business model. In future, they want to combat world hunger by breeding edible beetles. Today, the Aspire Food Group is a global industry leader in the movement with 65 full-time employees.
A Forbes “30 under 30” award winner, Mohammed is recognized as a leading voice in social enterprise and alternative proteins. Media such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Forbes report on him.
Mohammed holds an MD-MBA double degree from McGill University and an M.Sc. in Neuroscience from McGill University and a B.Sc. in Life Sciences from the University of Toronto.

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