Director of R&D
Auroni Majumdar, Director of R&D Strategy and Technology Scouting at International Flavors & Fragrances. His current responsibilities include pipeline strategy development, portfolio management, and technology/capability scouting for IFF’s Taste, Scent, and Nutrition businesses. Prior to joining IFF, Auroni spent 10 years at PepsiCo in a variety of different roles working across the company’s multiple billion-dollar food and beverage brands. Most notably during his tenure at PepsiCo, Auroni led the R&D platform for Starbucks Ready-to-Drink. Auroni holds a BE in Biomedical Engineering and an MS in Innovation Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. The crux of his expertise is anchored around Innovation and Technology Management and connecting market opportunities to product concepts by identifying the necessary enabling technologies to deliver against them.