Vikram Somaya joined our board in 2021. Mr. Somaya is the Chief Data Officer at PepsiCo, where he spearheads Data & Analytics to accelerate business transformation. At PepsiCo, he oversees the entire lifecycle of the company's data assets to enable new revenue streams, deeper partner relationships, new consumer experiences, and product innovation across the enterprise.
Prior to joining PepsiCo in 2019, Vikram served in various leadership roles at data-driven organizations, including Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer at Nielsen; Senior Vice President, Global Data Officer at ESPN and General Manager of AdFX and Analytics at The Weather Company. Vikram is a board advisor at First Street Foundation, a research and technology nonprofit working to define America’s flood risk. Vikram received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and is based in Purchase, New York.