Ram Nimmagudda, Ph.D.

Dr. Nimmagudda has extensive experience spanning over three decades in research, regulatory processes, operations, supply chain management, and business development. Most recently, Dr. Nimmagudda held the position of Sr Director, Sr Advisor, Bio-actives, Technology Solutions at Glanbia Nutritionals Inc. Prior to Glanbia, Ram was involved in Business Development activities at DSM, Chr Hansen and Friesland Campina taking technologies from discovery to commercialization in global settings, coordinating international project teams, and directing the identification, acquisition, and development of health oriented and bioactive ingredients. He also directed new technology and market analysis on future trends in the fields of medical nutrition, infant nutrition, nutraceuticals, probiotics, bioactive proteins and peptide compounds, primarily relating to cognition, age related issues, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, oral health, and women's health. Additionally, he has developed partnerships with universities and companies to research and obtain compounds with commercial promise. Dr. Nimmagudda received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Mangalore University, India; his M.S. in Biochemistry from Mysore University, India; and his B.S. in Chemistry and Biology from Osmania University, India.