I create, develop and execute product and ingredient innovation along with scientific organizational business skills and culture to drive business results. I specialize in the food, ingredient and agricultural global industries for Fortune 500, mid sized and start up companies private and public companies. Expert scientific skills in beverages (alcoholic, nonalcoholic, still & carbonated), soups, sauces, gravies, frozen foods, sweeteners (natural & artificial), starches, fibers, agricultural ingredients (tomatoes, vegetables, hops, malt) along with food processing and quality. I enjoy and look forward to utilizing my vast experience, knowledge and direct style to increase your speed to market, success rate and returns to your business from a scientific and technical leadership as a C Level executive.
A record of strengthening and growing businesses, identifying and implementing innovative technologies, building consumer & ingredient products from concept to the market with technical leadership. Adept at open innovation, change management, voice of customer, quality systems and cost reduction methodologies to enhance focus and success.
Able to translate complex technical issues into understood benefits and results. Extensive network within universities, government, and food industries. Experience with intellectual property development and licensing.
Have provided business and technical leadership as a member of non profit and private company Boards of Directors.
New Business Development
Global Research & Development Leadership
New Product & Technology Development
Intellectual Property & Licensing Experience
Outside of work I enjoy my family, work on my daughter's education fund (The Christine L. Fisher Early Childhood Education Fund) improve my golf game and enjoy fast cars.