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CMO Eduardo Luz Discusses Innovation at Kraft Heinz

Join the Polsky Center, Kilts Center for Marketing, and Chicago Booth Career Services for a Distinguished Speaker Series event with Kraft Heinz’s global brand officer and chief marketing officer Eduardo Luz. He will discuss Kraft Heinz’s approach to innovation by incubating new products and businesses, which includes 2018 College New Venture Challenge winner Quevos. The team behind the high-protein, egg white chip spent this past summer in the inaugural Kraft Heinz Springboard incubator program. Watch the video below to learn more about their success thus far. >>

A livestream link will be available for those who would like to attend the event virtually. Refreshments will be provided for those attending in person.

About the Speaker //
Eduardo Luz is the Global Brand Officer and Chief Marketing Officer U.S. for The Kraft Heinz Company. He leads the company’s marketing efforts in the U.S., as well as creating and leading disruptive platforms related to brands and innovation, like Springboard, White Spaces and Personalization at Scale. He is responsible for improving the way Kraft Heinz marketers operate and make decisions related to their brands. Eduardo also oversees three of the company’s global brands —Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Previously, he was the President of the Company’s U.S. Grocery Business, where he led the entire portfolio of ketchup, condiments, sauces & dressings; meals and desserts; frozen brands; and beverages and snack nuts. Running Grocery, Eduardo launched the Company’s Springboard program, a platform to partner with founders and brands that will impact the future of the food and beverage industry. Eduardo joined Heinz in 2013 as Managing Director for Consumer Products. Prior to joining Heinz, Eduardo held executive positions with Unilever and AB InBev. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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