Ram Krishnan is senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Frito-Lay North America, where he leads FLNA’s marketing disciplines, including brand marketing, advertising, customer marketing, insights, innovation and marketing services.
Previously, Ram was senior vice president of brand marketing for Frito-Lay. He began his career with PepsiCo in 2006, holding a series of leadership roles across Frito-Lay’s brand and shopper marketing groups.
Prior to Frito-Lay, Ram spent six years at Cadillac and was part of the team that turned around the Cadillac brand. He helped launch and build the Cadillac Escalade brand into a pop culture icon.
Ram holds a MBA from University of Michigan and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Engineering. In 2013, Business Insider named him one of the “Most Creative People in Social Media Marketing.” Ram’s work has won many marketing, innovation and advertising awards, including multiple Effie and ADDY Awards.