Meena Mansharamani was most recently Managing Director of Materne North America. Materne North America owns GoGo squeeZ, a leader in squeezable 100% fruit pouches for kids and families. During her three years at Materne, she led GoGo squeeZ’s growth from $7.5MM to $120MM and grew a passionate team including Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and Finance. She broadened the brand’s distribution, launched product and package innovation and cultivated a high-touch and nimble entrepreneurial culture.
Prior to Materne, Meena co-founded and still runs Pup To Go, LLC. Pup To Go is a legs-out-front dog carrier designed to allow small dogs to go on many more adventures with their humans. Pup To Go is sold on PupToGo.com and Amazon.com.
From 2000 through early 2008, Meena held several senior roles at PepsiCo. In 2005 she assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Innovation and Insights for Pepsi-Cola North America (PCNA). Prior to joining PCNA, Meena was Vice President of Corporate Strategy at PepsiCo for four years where she led strategic planning and portfolio strategy.
Before joining PepsiCo, Meena was Vice President in the Consumer Goods and Retail Practice of A.T. Kearney, a management consulting firm. During her 10-year tenure at A.T. Kearney, she served a variety of industries, including apparel, automotive, transportation and financial services.
Meena received her MBA from Wharton and her M.A. and B.A. from Harvard University. She is a member of the 2007 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute. Meena is also on the Board of Animal Haven.