Join us for our second career event of the summer with Michigan alum Christopher Caires, Chief Innovation Officer of Perricone MD.
He will cover his journey from scientist to C suite and how he applied his MBA from Michigan. He will also talk bout how he brings innovation to the indie brand Perricone MD and give us some insight into… do those beauty products really work?
Our first career event with LinkedIn Chief of Staff Brian Rumao was SOLD OUT! We anticipate tickets to sell fast so please use the registration link to get your ticket before registration closes: https://umalumni.force.com/eventapi__router?event=a1Q1a0000075wny
Christopher earned his B.S. degree in Creative Studies from UC Santa Barbara, his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University, and his MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
As a researcher at Stanford Chris developed methods for very stage diagnosis of cancer and inflammation. Upon graduation he joined Johnson & Johnson where he led the development of some of the most successful consumer products in the history of the Neutrogena brand, including Rapid Wrinkle Repair and Neutrogena Naturals. Following J&J Chris worked at BASF leading many successful collaborative innovation projects with customers across the consumer, industrial, and medical industries.
Chris joined Perricone MD, a prestige beauty company, in 2016 in the newly created role of Chief Innovation Officer where he is responsible for the innovation strategy and all research and development activities, product development, quality, safety, intellectual property, scientific affairs, and regulatory affairs.