Ravi Jhala
Dairy Talks
Global Head of Commercial
Perfect Day

Ravi Jhala serves as the Global Head of Commercial at Perfect Day, a precision fermentation leader on a mission to create a kinder, greener tomorrow by developing new ways to make the foods you love today-starting in the dairy aisle. In his role, he is responsible for leading the commercial team in bringing and fostering sustainable business partnerships with companies big and small who are using our protein as a tool to reach their sustainability targets, greening the supply chain together.

Ravi is passionate about food innovation, with nearly two decades of experience managing product development, R&D, and commercialization functions. His expertise touches every element of the food industry, including product and process development projects for global leaders in retail, food service, and food ingredients. His ability to work seamlessly with supply and demand chain functions has allowed his teams to move quickly and efficiently towards significant breakthroughs.

Ravi joined Perfect Day as the Head of Food Development, before being promoted to lead the Commercial team. He joined from Schreiber Dynamix Dairies, where he served as the Head of R&D and Product Development, responsible for new product development and innovations. Prior to that, he held R&D roles at Chobani, Wells' Enterprises and Sargento Foods, and was a key driver of the most significant discoveries and products at these food leaders.

Ravi earned his MS in Food and Biomaterials Processing from South Dakota State University and his Bachelor's in Dairy Technology from Anand Agricultural University. He is passionate about the future of precision fermentation and Perfect Day's vision of building a more equitable, resilient, and diverse food system for all of us.

Event Introduction
Dairy Talks
 · 06/26 (Day 2)
Hit New Category
4.2H - Hall A1
Zoom-in Session: Animal-free Dairy
[Business] The "Richest" New Protein Company Ever, Perfect Day and Its Friends

It's no exaggeration to say that Perfect Day has taken the lead in the burgeoning field of precision fermentation for new protein. Commercialization is particularly crucial in emerging markets. As the new protein industry gradually matures, what does the industrial ecosystem look like? What about the market environment? We're eager to hear the story of Perfect Day, the pioneer of "man-made milk," a star company that has raised $840 million, and simultaneously the company with the most commercialization cases in the precision fermentation field (being favored by international giants such as Unilever, Nestlé, the Bel Group, and Mars). Let them tell us the story of Perfect Day and its friends.

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