ECE ILLINOIS alumnus named VP of Product Management at Impossible Foods
ECE ILLINOIS alumnus Ravi Thakkar has recently been named as the new Vice-President of Product Management of Impossible Foods.
Thakkar formerly served on the ECE ILLINOIS alumni board and previously worked at Apple as an iPhone Product Manager in the Worldwide Product Marketing division. Thakkar has also held product leadership positions at Motorola.
“I am deeply passionate about the mission at Impossible Foods. The profound impact we can have on animal welfare and the planet is limitless,” Thakkar said in an article with Business Wire.
“It is a privilege to build a world-class product management organization to make the global food system sustainable.”
At the Redwood City-based food tech startup, Thakkar will lead a team of product managers. Impossible Foods currently sells the award-winning Impossible Burger and is working to release a variety of delicious, nutritious, plant-based meat and dairy foods.