Carolyn Klindt

Danone North America

Carolyn Klindt is a Senior Packaging Engineer of Research & Innovation for Danone North America, a top 15 food and beverage company in the U.S. and the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world. Carolyn leads packaging development for two plant-based brands, Silk® and So Delicious® Dairy Free, where she helps to design and commercialize new packaging. Carolyn is also highly involved in helping to accelerate the transition from a linear to a circular approach to product packaging, where packaging that is made is reused or recycled continuously.

Prior to joining Danone North America, Carolyn led packaging development in similar capacities for WhiteWave Foods, Dean Foods and ConAgra Foods across a multitude of food and beverage brands over the span of 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Packaging from Michigan State University and recently completed her MBA at the University of Denver.