John Haugen

John Haugen has a passion for endurance sports so it’s no surprise that he’s in it for the long haul working with budding businesses. John has an undergrad degree from St. Olaf College, his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and is a 25-year veteran at General Mills. He has held a variety of leadership positions, focusing on marketing, general management and health & wellness strategy. He was also instrumental in the creation of 301 INC in 2012.

As a leader of 301 INC, John is always interested in seeing the possibilities. He has built a team focused on looking for great, new business opportunities – ones that when the passion, skill and agility of the entrepreneur are combined with the capabilities of General Mills are sure to create breakthrough innovation and positive change.