Sandeep has over two decades of industry experience related to sustainable packaging. He has worked in R&D roles in the packaging and CPG industry, at major corporations such as International Paper, Neenah Paper, Georgia Pacific and PepsiCo.
He has led the development of innovative and sustainable packaging that contributed over $ 20 MM of new revenue, and also resulted in 8 granted patents. At PepsiCo, Sandeep led initiatives such as the development of a paper/pulp-based bottle, bio-based PET as well as increasing PET recycling and GHG reduction.
Since 2018, Sandeep has been an independent consultant and his clients include major CPG companies (Starbucks, McDonald’s, Amazon) as well as start-up companies. He is also a founding member of Ubuntoo, a unique environmental and sustainability solutions platform. He holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.