Randy Mosher is a nationally-recognized author and expert in the field of beer and brewing. He writes for virtually all the national beer and brewing-related periodicals, has lectured to audiences across the country, and has taught beer style courses at the Siebel Institute. He is active in the leadership of Chicago Beer Society, the American Homebrewers Association, and the Association of Brewers. His interests in beer and brewing memorabilia combined with his experience as a branding and packaging designer specializing in beer and food have given him the tools to visually express the richness and exuberance of beer and brewing traditions in Radical Brewing.He is also the author of The Brewer's Companion (Alephenalia, Seattle, WA, Revised Second Edition, 1995), a brewer's reference and recipe planning guide. Randy Mosher lives in Chicago with his wife Nancy.
Pete Brown is a British writer who specialises in making people thirsty. He is the author of five-and-a-half books as well as the annual Cask Report, and numerous articles in the drinks trade press and consumer press. He appears regularly on TV and radio, and is a judge on the BBC Food and Farming Awards and the Great Taste Awards. He is a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers, and was named Beer Writer of the Year in 2009 and 2012.
Christina Schönberger studied brewing and beverage technology at the Technische Universität München-Weihenstephan, Germany (1995-1999) graduating as an engineer in 1999. After working 3 months as a brewing intern in 2000 at Suntory, Japan, she pursued doctoral thesis work at the chair of Brewing Technology 1 on “sensory and analytical characterisation of non-volatile taste compounds in bottom fermented beers” with which she graduated summa cum laude in 2003. After working for the German Brewers Association for one year as a consultant for technical and governmental issues, she joined the Barth Haas Group in 2005. Since 2011 she has been the head of the Hops Academy, and she has been the head of the Technical Sales Support Team since 2014. Within her role she authors hop related articles. Christina currently holds the role of the ASBC president elect.
A serial entrepreneur, before establishing Hawkers Beer in Melbourne, Mazen was one of the youngest CEOs of an airline in the world when he raised 50 USD million to start the first low-fare airline in the Middle East at the age of 29. He worked in an investment banking background untill he decided to change career and focus on his one true passion, beer. During the July 2006 Israeli war with Hizbollah, he started 961 Beer brewing his first batches in his kitchen. 961 Beer has grown to export to 26 countries. Their Lager has won international accolades and won gold at the 2012 International Hong Kong Beer Awards as Best Lager. His career and beers have been covered extensively in the international press including CNN, Wallpaper, New York Times, IHT, BBC, Financial Times, ARTE, Spiegel, ABC, among many others. Mazen has a Masters degree from School of Oriental and African Studies (London, UK) and a BA from the American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon).
Neva Parker has been with White Labs Inc. since 2002. She earned her bachelors Degree in Microbiology from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA and first became interested in the brewing industry while studying abroad in London. Neva is the Vice President of operations at White Labs. She is also responsible for developing the White Labs training and consulting program. She has presented at several workshops and conferences and published articles for brewing magazines. She is an active member of the American Society of brewing Chemists and Mater Brewers Association of the Americas.