The Hansen and Taylor families founded Kyäni in 2006. Leveraging their years of experience building successful businesses in agriculture, petroleum, and real estate, they have worked tirelessly with Kyäni Business Partners to create opportunities that empower people to achieve their best life through activating greater health, elevating lifestyle, and building global communities.
Kyäni empowers people to achieve their best life through activating greater health, elevating lifestyle, and building global communities.
Today, Kyäni is fulfilling this mission in over 50 countries and 20 languages.
Our executive leadership team brings a wealth of innovative thinking and experience to bear in driving Kyäni’s long-term strategy. Dedicated to the success of our Business Partners worldwide, this team works tirelessly to ensure Kyäni continues to lead in product and business innovation.
Kyäni Founder and Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Product Officer
Chief Information Officer
Our global market leadership team uses its vast expertise in the direct selling industry to lead, support, and train Kyäni Business Partners and help them build and grow their independent businesses worldwide.
Miguel A. Beas
Chief Sales Officer
President of Asia
VP of North America
VP of Europe
Kyäni’s Scientific Advisory board is made up of renowned medical and nutritional professionals who advise Kyäni in our product innovation and development, ensuring that what we offer is the very best of both science and nature.
Thomas Burke, Ph.D
Dr. Thomas Joseph Burke received his Ph.D. from the University of Houston followed by a postdoctoral research fellowship at Duke University Medical School. He then joined the University of Colorado Medical School faculty, teaching in the Department of Physiology and the Department of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Burke has served as a visiting scientist at the Mayo Clinic and several universities, including Yale University. He has been invited to lecture at numerous medical and scientific conferences and has also authored 92 articles in peer-reviewed literature.
Clair Francomano, MD
Dr. Clair Francomano is a graduate of Yale College and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins and spent 11 years as a full-time faculty member. In 1994, she became the first Clinical Director for the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institute of Health.
In 2005, Dr. Francomano became the Director of Adult Genetics at the Greater Baltimore Medical Centre. She also works with the Internal Medicine residents to bring genetics to the care of adult patients. Dr. Francomano is recognized internationally for her contributions to the field of hereditary disorders of connective tissue and has authored more than 110 peer-reviewed articles.
Yan Bin Ma, MD
Dr. Ma has over 35 years of experience in the practice of Chinese and Western medicine, including epidemiology, preventative medicine, alternative medicine, and medical nutrition science. She also has extensive medical science teaching and research expertise, specializing in inherited disease and hematology.
Dr. Ma served as a clinical physician in special clinics, emergency rooms, and as an attending resident doctor. She is also a certified children’s IQ assessment specialist and has more than 15 years of experience in health and nutrition product consulting.
Today, Dr. Ma lives in Vancouver, Canada, where she founded an alternative medicine clinic focused on autoimmune disorders. An award-winning physician, Dr. Ma is the first Chinese Canadian doctor to be featured in Alberta’s largest newspaper for traditional herbal medicine practice, and she was nominated for female doctor of the year on the west coast of Canada. She also received the Chinese Embassy’s Active Promotion of Chinese Culture Award for her efforts to promote Chinese medicine through mass media.
Mark is a world-renowned nutrition & fitness expert, #1 best-selling author, television personality, international teacher and speaker, and entrepreneur who has coached everyone from celebrities to professional athletes to business executives to busy moms and dads on how to improve their health and fitness with cutting edge nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle strategies.
Mark is the founder of Venice Nutrition and the IBNFC: International Board of Nutrition and Fitness Coaching, author of the New York Times Bestselling books, Body Confidence and Why Kids Make You Fat and How to Get Your Body Back, as well the featured health expert for CNN, HLN, and the Tennis Channel, as well as many other national media outlets, a few being: Dr. OZ, Access Hollywood, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News, the 700 Club, and The Chelsea Show.
For over a decade, Mark has traveled to over 70 countries, empowering others to truly live their best healthy life and become champions of their body!
Roberto Vicinanza MD., Ph.D
Dr. Roberto Vicinanza is an Italian Physician, Geriatrician, Researcher, and Associate Professor of Gerontology at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology*, one of the leading research institutions in the field of aging. He has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals on nutrition, cardiovascular health, nitric oxide, diet, and metabolic disorders.
In 2008, Dr. Vicinanza received the degree of Doctor of Medicine cum laude from Sapienza University of Rome†, defending his thesis on the effects of Thyroid Hormone and LDL Cholesterol on Nitric Oxide production in human endothelium. He was also a visiting researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles‡ investigating the role of specific phytonutrients in cell metabolism.
After receiving his Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine in 2012 from his Alma Mater, Dr. Vicinanza completed his clinical training in Geriatrics in 2017 in Italy. He then moved to the field of aging, investigating the role of nutrition and mitochondria biology in age-related conditions.
As an Associate Professor, Dr. Vicinanza is currently teaching several courses at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, including the fundamentals of nutrition for the Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity coordinated program.
With a passion for nutrition and nitric oxide, Dr. Vicinanza will provide innovative scientific support to Kyäni.
* The University of Southern California does not endorse or recommend any associated products or services.
† The Sapienza University of Rome does not endorse or recommend any associated products or services.
‡ The University of California does not endorse specific products or services as a matter of policy.
Since 2006, Kyäni has been empowering people to achieve their best life through activating greater health, elevating lifestyle, and building global communities.
The Hansen and Taylor families discover incredible health benefits related to the Wild Blueberry and make an initial business investment.
Kyäni opens for business, with the Sunrise and Sunset products debuting as a powerful source of nutrients and antioxidants that support the body’s key systems.
Kyäni Board Election
Kirk Hansen is elected as Chairman and Michael Breshears becomes CEO, ushering in a new era of leadership and growth.
Nitro FX enters the scene to complete the Triangle of Health. Powered by the noni fruit, Nitro FX promotes Nitric Oxide production, healthy circulation and nutrient absorption.
Kyäni Goes Global
Kyäni expands into four Asian markets following positive global reception to Kyäni products.
Corporate office snags its beautiful riverfront location in downtown Idaho Falls.
Kyäni expands into the European market with a new presence in Sweden.
Kyäni Caring Hands
Kyäni’s Founders organize the Caring Hands foundation to bring hope to children in need by improving access to nutrition, sanitation, and education. Its first organized trip to Ecuador establishes a pattern of worldwide philanthropy.
Nitro Xtreme joins the Nitro Family with even higher Nitric Oxide production power and additional ingredients to promote energy, physical stamina, and mental clarity.
Kyäni adds 11 new countries, nearly doubling its reach in international markets.
Caring Hands in Peru
Kicking off the first of many trips to Peru, Kyäni Employees and Business Partners help to build school facilities and make improvements to school grounds.
A new company magazine recognizes outstanding Business Partners and provides education on health and wellness, Kyäni programs, and best business practices.
Kyäni introduces Potato Pak, a nutrient-fortified potato-based meal developed by dietary nutrition experts to help undernourished children and families around the world.
First Road Rally
Beginning in four cities across Europe, hundreds of Kyäni leaders caravanned through city and country roads, all converging in Vienna, Austria for the first-ever Kyäni Road Rally in celebration of Kyäni’s dream car program.
Global Caring Hands Day
Kyäni launches this special day to help Business Partners around the world organize local service projects in their communities as a way to give back and spread awareness of Kyäni’s mission.
Caring Hands Service Trips
Kyäni partners with the Red Cross for service projects in the Philippines and Hungary, feeding communities and delivering hygiene kits.
Convoy of Hope Partnership
Kyäni partners with the Convoy of Hope for joint service trips and to expand its reach with the Potato Pak hunger relief efforts.
New technology in the form of a mobile app provides Business Partners with the business-building tools they need for a clear path forward to success.
Caring Hands Service Trip
Multi-year Caring Hands projects continue building school facilities and implementing feeding programs in remote areas of Chiapas, Mexico.
Kyäni expands its nutritional offerings to include new specialized protein products called HL5 and FIT20 featuring grass-fed hydrolyzed collagen.
Carl Taylor is elected as Kyäni’s Chairman
Kyäni ON: Optimized Nootropics. These smart energy shots feature a unique nootropic stack to support mental focus and brain health.
Katy Holt-Larsen is elected as Kyäni’s President.
Nitro Xtreme pomegranate.
Kyäni introduces the Nitro Nutrition program, providing the plan, products and community to empower people to live their best lives.
Kyäni introduces Origin - a delicious plant-based, macro-balanced shake that provides essential nutrients in both chocolate and vanilla flavors.
Kyäni Introduces Restore - an innovative probiotic blend designed specifically to ignite and promote the body’s natural production of nitric oxide.
Katy Holt-Larsen is elected as Kyäni’s CEO.
Kyäni introduces Electro - a powerful electrolyte blend to support hydration and nitric oxide production and regeneration.
Kyäni reveals a new online experience.
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*DISCLAIMER: This information relies upon scientific research on certain ingredients in Kyäni products. None of the studies examined Kyäni products specifically, and there is not necessarily a relationship between the results of these studies and any Kyäni product. Neither the studies nor the statements and products referenced here have been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Kyäni products are not intended to, and do not, diagnose, treat, cure, prevent, or mitigate any disease or condition.