Dr. Mehmood Khan is Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Life Biosciences Inc. Dr. Khan previously served as Global Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of PepsiCo. He played a pivotal role in the company’s global R&D efforts to create breakthrough innovations in food, beverages, and nutrition, including the incorporation of healthier and more nutritious offerings across its portfolio. Dr. Khan also oversaw their global sustainability initiatives.
Prior to joining PepsiCo, Dr. Khan was President, Takeda Global R&D Center, overseeing Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company’s worldwide R&D efforts. Previously, he was as a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minn., serving as Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit in the endocrinology division. He also spent 9 years leading programs in diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism and nutrition for the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Dr. Khan served as Chairman of the USPBC from March 2016 to July 2019. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Council.