Vice President, North America Beverages Research & Development, PepsiCo
Danielle Barbaro is the Vice President for PepsiCo’s North America Beverages Research & Development with over 20 years of experience in product development and innovation. She serves as the primary R&D point of contact for all North America business partners and is responsible for the technical development of all domestic brands. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Danielle was a product developer for Nabisco Foods/Kraft, focusing on formulation requirements and process commercialization. She also partners with multiple universities and organizations to help provide educational opportunities in STEM. Danielle holds a double major in Nutrition Dietetics and Food Science from the University of Delaware and an M.S. in Food Science from Rutgers University.