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Speaker's Biography:

Mehmood Khan
Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo

Dr. Khan is PepsiCo's vice chairman and chief scientific officer of global research and development. In its global portfolio of food and beverage brands, PepsiCo has 22 different brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales. Dr. Khan oversees the PepsiCo global performance with purpose sustainability initiatives, inspired by the fundamental belief that business success is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world we share. He also leads PepsiCo's research and development (R&D) efforts, creating breakthrough innovations in food, beverages and nutrition--as well as delivery, packaging and production technology--to capture competitive advantage and drive PepsiCo's businesses forward. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Dr. Khan was president of Global R&D, for Takeda, Japan's largest pharmaceutical company. Previously, Dr. Khan was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Medical School and led programs in diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism and nutrition at the Hennepin County Medical Center.

Twitter: @PepsiCo

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