We surveyed 116 food innovation technologists to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Food innovation technologists are artistic and enterprising

Food innovation technologists tend to be predominantly artistic individuals, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a food innovation technologist. However, if you are conventional, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average food innovation technologist break down:

Big Five

The top personality traits of food innovation technologists are social responsibility and openness

Food innovation technologists score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average food innovation technologist: