About PGV

P&G is home to some of the world's most iconic brands. At P&G Ventures, we create new brands that help people live life better.

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We’re the place where innovation happens and category-disrupting brands are born. We work to solve unmet consumer needs with new, iconic products, and then shape them to become the next billion-dollar brands.

Pest control, therapeutic skin care, pet parenting, and automotive – this is where we play. We’re creating the future of the consumer packaged goods industry.

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Pest Control

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Pet Parenting

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We work with inventors, startups and new businesses. We combine the magic of P&G's 180+ year legacy with the passion of entrepreneurs to provide extraordinary solutions that break through new spaces.


At P&G Ventures, passion and creativity know no bounds. Every thought, idea and product lives in the hearts and minds of our extraordinary team. Meet some of the humans responsible for creating the future of the consumer packaged goods industry.​

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quotation mark I love solving difficult problems and finding the sweet spot between delivering a delightful experience for the consumer while growing the brand and category. It’s incredible to be part of team Zevo where we transform ideas into real-life products on shelf to delight consumers.
Emma Klingman
Group Scientist, Zevo
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quotation mark We know the right skincare solutions can be game changers for consumers struggling with eczema, and dry and itchy skin. That's why creating Bodewell was like cultivating a garden for us -- it required a careful selection of ingredients, precise formulation, and consistent nurturing to bring to life today’s unique formula.
Sydnee Ruff
Associate Scientist, Bodewell
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quotation mark Innovation is not just about meeting existing needs, but also creating new desires and possibilities to help people live better. Here at P&G Ventures, I can confidently say that we get the opportunity to do just that everyday!
Joe Bacon
Senior Brand Manager, Zevo


P&G Ventures takes talent to new heights. Our coaches and teams work together to fuel innovation and break the mold every single day. They empower visionaries to make magic happen. Meet our coaches:

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Guy Persaud

President, New Business Unit

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Naazli Sado

Vice President, Human Resources, Business Acceleration, and Communications, New Business Unit

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Mike Jensen

Senior Vice President, R&D, P&G Ventures

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Chetan Parekh

Vice President, Brand, P&G Ventures

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Harold Dager

Vice President, Brand, P&G Ventures

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Andy Butler

Vice President, Product Supply, New Business Unit

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Mercedes Martinez

Senior Director, Product Supply, P&G Ventures

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Deb Mukherjee

Vice President, Finance & Accounting, New Business Unit

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Helen Yen

Vice President, R&D, P&G Ventures

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Aaron Steele

Senior Director, Analytics & Insights, P&G Ventures

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David Silvestain

Vice President, Sales, P&G Ventures

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Bud Miyahara

Senior Director, Information Technology, P&G Ventures

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Scott Popham

Senior Director, Communications, New Business Unit

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Luke Snider

Senior Director, Design, P&G Ventures

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Michelle Varney

Director, Product Supply, P&G Ventures

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Brian Burgdorf

Senior Director - R&D, P&G Ventures