Keynote Presentation

Winning with Purpose: A World where Plastic Never Becomes Waste 


Neil Enciso

R&D Sr. Director, Packaging Technologies    

Neil has been with PepsiCo coming up on  15 years and is currently a Sr. Director in Beverage Packaging R&D based in Illinois.

In his current role, Neil leads a team that is responsible for package development and innovation for the Tropicana, Naked Juice, ONE, IZZE, Kevita and Gatorade Beverage businesses.  Neil is also responsible for the Sustainability agenda as it relates to packaging materials. 

Prior to joining PepsiCo in 2004, Neil spent 5 years at Kraft Foods in their Packaging R&D and Engineering divisions.  His work stretched across Kraft's Cultured businesses as well as the Pizza Division.    Before joining Kraft, Neil worked for McNeil Consumer Products for 6 years.  At McNeil, his roles included Supply Chain roles in Inventory Allocation and Production  Planning  as well as Packaging R&D for OTC Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals. 

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Science  from Michigan State University.


A look at PepsiCo’s method to addressing the ever relevant plastic waste issue. How PepsiCo has taken a multi-faceted approach in addressing this critical issue.