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Tyler Gage

Founder & CEO, RUNA

Biography

Tyler is the Founder and CEO of Runa, a social enterprise that builds sustainable value chains in the Amazon and improves livelihoods for indigenous communities. Runa works in the Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazon, currently improves livelihoods for over 14,000 indigenous people, and plants over 200,000 trees per year. Tyler has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 and receive the Citizen's Award from the International Specialty Food Association. Runa recently won the World Wildlife Fund's International Tropical Forest Challenge and the Gold Award at the Fancy Foods Show for Best Organic Product of the Year.