Tyler LorenzenCEOPURIS Proteins
Tyler Lorenzen is the CEO of PURIS Proteins and a board member for all the PURIS  family of companies. PURIS was honored as Fast Company’s Most Innovative Food  company in 2021 because of its sustainable food platform powering the plant-based  food movement.  
Tyler, second generation to the founder, Jerry Lorenzen, joined PURIS in 2011 to  launch the company into the plant protein space which is now the largest pea protein  manufacturer in North America. 
A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Tyler majored in International Business Management and  was captain and starting quarterback of the school’s football team. His football career continued in the  NFL, where he won the Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.