Scott Lineback, PhD, CFS – IFT Board Treasurer


Scott Lineback is a seasoned industry veteran with more than 21 years of food and beverage experience spanning multiple functions of research and development. He has an outstanding track record of technology innovation, new and renovated product launches, and coaching and mentoring fellow scientists. 

IFT Highlights

Scott has been involved in IFT for more than 25 years, serving in a wide variety of positions, including on the IFT and Feeding Tomorrow boards, and was a key leader in founding the Product Development Division and establishing the IFTSA Product Development Competition. He continues to be passionately dedicated to IFT and advancing the science of food. 


BS in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University

MS in Food Science/Food Engineering from Purdue University

PhD in Food Science/Food Engineering from Purdue University