Vaughan Lazar

Vaughan Lazar is a change agent and eco-entrepreneur who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Pizza Fusion, a national chain of organic restaurants that are highly regarded for their sustainability efforts. He plays an intricate role with the marketing, communications, and environmental stewardship of Pizza Fusion as well as the creative direction, branding, and strategic positioning of the chain. His environmental vision for Pizza Fusion has been considered trail-blazing for the restaurant industry and has garnered Pizza Fusion the title of the “Greenest Restaurant in America” by several publications and organizations. Vaughan currently sits on the board of the National Restaurant Association’s “Conserve Action Council” along with executives from brands like Starbucks, Chipotle, Subway, and McDonalds. He is considered an industry expert in restaurant sustainability and resource conservation and was recently featured in a documentary on The Sundance Channel on restaurant sustainability.