Kay Murano, PhD, Flavorist at International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF). After joining the company in 2005, Dr. Murano contributed to a number of IFF patents and leading journal publications. As part of the Global Flavor Research team in R&D, she focused on state-of-the-art flavoring. In 2013, she joined the Creative and Applications team to follow her passion for flavor creation.
Dr. Murano holds a B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from St. John’s University and a Ph.D. in Food Science from Rutgers University. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce since 2008.