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Gayatri Keskar

Global Packaging Material Science LeaderKenvue, Inc.

New York, NY

Member Since January 2022


Product Development


Dr. Gayatri Keskar is a material strategy, innovation, and sustainability leader with expertise in consumer products and packaging and a track record of fostering cross-industry, cross-segment collaborations to meet business and environmental goals. As the Global Packaging Material Science Leader at Kenvue, she empowers packaging designers and developers to adopt a science-backed, systems-oriented, and human-centered design approach to create inclusive and delightful product experiences for meaningful everyday care. Whether working with a global brand or a startup, Dr. Keskar strives to build people and planet-first ecosystems through authentic storytelling and strategic partnerships along the value chains. As a thought leader in material-minded design, she is committed to making a difference by equipping companies with the most effective sustainable practices from conception to production by leveraging strategic resource management and cross-industry insights. She holds numerous patents in next-generation materials for smart technologies and consumer products. Her passion for purpose-driven innovation and circular economy principles have made her a sought-after speaker and expert consultant for start-ups and Fortune 100/500 companies like NBCUniversal, Nike, Microsoft, Ford, Hunter Douglas, and Estée Lauder, among others.

Published content

From mass to mastery: On-demand manufacturing, services, and the evolution of personalized experiences


The leading on-demand manufacturing technologies are harnessing the strength of robust hardware and sophisticated software for fast, tailored, and convenient experiences.

Can industry conferences make you a stronger business professional?

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If you want to strengthen your professional network, skills and knowledge, making time to attend industry conferences can be a great strategy. As a business professional, attending an industry conference can be a valuable opportunity to learn from experts, network with peers and stay current with the latest industry trends and innovations. Whether attending in person or virtually, these events provide a unique chance to gather insights, ideas and best practices that can help you stay ahead of the competition. Below, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share some of the big benefits you can gain from attending an annual industry conference, from creating new partnerships to learning new information about your industry. Consider their insights the next time you hear of an upcoming event you may want to attend.

10 ways leaders can encourage team collaboration instead of competition

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Apply these tips to keep employees motivated without comparing themselves. In a competitive workplace, it's important for leaders to foster an environment where employees feel safe to express their challenges as well as successes without feeling intimidated or insecure about how they measure up to other team members. Bonding over common and personal interests outside of work is another opportunity to strengthen relationships. And when employees celebrate each others' wins and learn how to support others in collaboration it enhances mutual respect and admiration for the next person. Below, 10 Fast Company Executive Board members share their best practices on how to connect with colleagues in a healthy way without comparing their own success or lack of it.

Human-centric, eco-transformative mobility experiences charting the future on wheels


Emerging business models can promote economic sustainability through mobility as a service by lowering emissions and connecting people to nature and one another, thereby mitigating the effects of rising energy and living costs.

13 ways companies can reduce waste and protect the environment

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It's easy to help your company do its part to create a more sustainable planet. It doesn't have to break the bank. Global environmental change, and the sustainability of our Earth, continue to be a rising topic of conversation in our personal and professional lives. If business owners, in particular, are looking for affordable ways to save the planet, they can start by assessing their company's carbon footprint beyond their walls and implementing small steps to improve their efficiency to make a better impact in their own community, first, and eventually worldwide. Below, 13 Fast Company Executive Board members share one easy, economical suggestion for business leaders who want to invest more of their time and resources into a "green-first" philosophy so they can cut waste as a company at-large.

The spirit in matter fueling augmented mutualism in an evolving world


Recent advances in fermentation, culturing, and engineering microorganisms and natural polymers are ushering in a new paradigm of biomolecular materials with brand-new functional and aesthetic properties.

Company details

Kenvue, Inc.

Company bio

Realize the extraordinary power of everyday care


Corporate leadership

Area of focus

Personal Health

Company size

10,001 plus