Job TitleR&D Manager of Sustainable Packaging & Advanced Materials Research
R&D Manager of Sustainable Packaging & Advanced Materials Research
Brad is a 20 year veteran of the plastics and packaging industry after earning his degree in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Missouri-Rolla. He spent much of his career working for major polyolefin manufacturers in Texas and Delaware where he developed polymers for use in numerous packaging applications. He currently is the R&D Manager of Sustainable Packaging and Advanced Materials Research for Frito Lay where his responsibilities include the development of next generation packaging materials that will have a better overall impact on the environment. Brad currently has seven patents for various packaging applications and at least six more pending. He has authored or co-authored several papers and published articles in the area of barrier food packaging and is currently working on the development of advanced barriers using nanotechnology.