Gerardo has a wealth of experience in commercial and marketing roles at Nestlé having spent over 20 years in the company. He has been leading the company’s global innovation activities since 2012, finding new and innovative ways to solve challenges across the business. Since early 2016, he has also been leading the HENRi@Nestlé open innovation initiative. By connecting Nestlé businesses with the best and brightest innovators and start-ups, the platform helps Nestlé to forge partnerships that can tackle the projects that matter; enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.