Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Pepsico

Tekla Back heads up PepsiCo Corporate Strategy. She is responsible for PepsiCo’s global portfolio strategy, transformational growth strategies and for developing future leaders. Previously she led Marketing for PepsiCo’s Enhanced Hydration business and prior to PepsiCo, Tekla spent a decade with McKinsey & Company. She is a passionate advocate for women’s advancement and human rights. She developed the original strategy for Restore, with an emphasis on establishing the safehouse model. Tekla has a doctorate in Physics from Oxford University and is originally from Finland.