Leadership

Executive Team

Our team is led by experts from science, food, biotech, healthcare, and beyond who share one common passion: creating a kinder, greener tomorrow.

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Ryan Pandya

CEO and Co-Founder

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Ryan Pandya

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Perumal Gandhi

Co-Founder

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Perumal Gandhi

Co-Founder

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Narayan TM

Co-Founder

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Narayan TM

Chief Business Operations Officer

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Bonney Oommen

Co-Founder

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Bonney Oommen

Chief Product & Strategy Officer

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Sunil Sukumaran

Chief Technology Officer

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Sunil Sukumaran

Chief Technology Officer

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Tim Geistlinger

Co-Founder

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Tim Geistlinger

Chief Science Officer

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Chuck Thorn

Vice President of Finance

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Chuck Thorn

Vice President, Finance

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Allison Fowler

Chief Marketing Officer

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Allison Fowler

Chief Marketing Officer

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Shayri RoyChoudhury

Global Head of Operations

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Shayri RoyChoudhury

Global Head of Operations

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Alex Brittain

Senior Vice President, International

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Alex Brittain

Senior Vice President, International

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Nicki Briggs

Vice President of Finance

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Nicki Briggs

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Board Of Directors

The official guides towards our mission, charged with establishing the policies for and oversight of our strategic direction.

Bob Iger

Bob Iger

Chief Executive Officer and President of Hilmar Cheese Company

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Bob Iger

Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, The Walt Disney Company

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Aftab Mathur

Director, Temasek

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Aftab Mathur

Director, Temasek

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Patrick Zhang

Investor, Horizons Ventures

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Patrick Zhang

Investor, Horizons Ventures

Sustainability & Health Advisory Council

Experts across agriculture, health, sustainability, and global nutrition specifically charged with pushing us towards our vision of a more equitable food system.
Okezue Bell

Okezue Bell

Creator, ideator, changemaker, biotech and AI developer

"Young people will be most affected by the climate decisions we make now. I am proud to be a part of the more sustainable future Perfect Day is building, and to bring the next generation's perspective to this important work."

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Okezue Bell

Creator, Ideator, Changemaker, Biotech and AI Developer

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Sriya Chintalapalli​

Director, Temasek

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Sriya Chintalapalli

Machine Learning, Extended Reality, and Brain Computer Interface Developer

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

Director, Temasek

"A full-fledged response to climate change must bring innovation to all aspects of our daily lives – including to the foods we consume. Perfect Day’s forward-looking vision offers a new model for reducing the impact that our diets have on the planet. I’m pleased to be part of their advisory council and work together to support our shared urgent environmental mission."

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Leonardo DiCaprio

Academy Award® Winning Actor and Environmental Activist

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Sayyida Rania Hashim

Investor, Horizons Ventures

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Sayyida Rania Hashim

Student, Innovator, Food System Disruptor

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Katharine Kreis

Investor, Horizons Ventures

"High quality protein is important for linear growth and a cornerstone for physical and cognitive development across the globe. More sustainable food production methods will benefit both human health and our shared future on this planet. I am eager to participate on this council."

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Katharine Kreis

Country Director, Peace Corps Eswatini; Formerly Director Of Strategic Initiatives & Lead For Nutrition Innovation at PATH

Dariush Mozaffarian

Dariush Mozaffarian

Investor, Horizons Ventures

"We need to scale innovative solutions that address global nutrition inequities and health challenges across our food system. I hope this Council will help guide the company’s work to contribute to a global food system that is more nutritious, equitable, and sustainable."

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Dariush Mozaffarian

Professor at the Friedman School Of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University

Danielle Nierenberg

Danielle Nierenberg

Chief Executive Officer and President of Hilmar Cheese Company

"Perfect Day’s vision of a more equitable, resilient, and diverse food system is completely aligned with my work and passion. Joining this Council is a way for me to advise and push them towards this vision, while sharing diverse perspectives from some of the best minds in health and sustainability to generate new ideas in food innovation."

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Danielle Nierenberg

President Of Food Tank

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Sofia Sanchez

Director, Temasek

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Sofia Sanchez

Communicator, Biotech and Sustainability Innovator

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Mary Shelman

Investor, Horizons Ventures

"Perfect Day’s technology presents a critical solution that extends well beyond the dairy aisle. I’m excited to join their Sustainability & Health Advisory Council to take meaningful steps towards a holistically stronger agriculture and food systems. I can’t wait to get started."

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Mary Shelman

Former Head Harvard Business School Agribusiness Program and Renowned Agtech Expert

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David Stukus

Director, Temasek

"I’m excited to partner with Perfect Day and strongly support their commitment to helping novel foods fit into the lives of healthy families. Food allergy awareness starts with the companies who produce allergen containing foods stepping up to the plate the way Perfect Day already has with their transparent, consumer-forward approach. I’m looking forward to guiding them on how to better educate consumers, especially those with food allergies, on their innovative products."

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David Stukus

Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist, Researcher, and Patient Advocate

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Ann M Veneman

Investor, Horizons Ventures

"Feeding our growing world population requires technology and products that are healthy, nutritious and sustainable. I look forward to working with Perfect Day on solutions to address these intersecting issues."

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Ann M Veneman

Former US Secretary Of Agriculture and UNICEF Executive Director

Corporate Advisors

Our mentors who have been on our journey from the beginning, sharing deep expertise on growing strong businesses with meaningful impact.
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Amy Chang

Chief Executive Officer and President of Hilmar Cheese Company

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Amy Chang

Board Member, Disney, Procter & Gamble, MarqetaSambaNova, and PragmaEVP/Executive Advisor, Cisco

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Isha Datar

Director, Temasek

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Isha Datar

Executive Director, New Harvest

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Henk Hoogenkamp

Investor, Horizons Ventures

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Henk Hoogenkamp

Sustainable protein technology expertadvisor, and author

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