Vidya Ranade is the Digital Director at FrieslandCampina and supports digital efforts of R&D, Sustainability and Cooperative Affairs. Prior to starting with FrieslandCampina he was an entrepreneur, providing data analytics services to solve business challenges in a wide spectrum of industries and across R&D, operations and commercial. Prior to that he was a strategy consultant at McKinsey and a product development manager at Unilever. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Technology from ETH-Zurich.