Ep. 007 – Making an Impact with Jeffrey Nguyen, Supply Chain Engineer at Gatorade

In this episode, Jeffery a supply chain engineer talks about leadership in a diverse environment and convinces you that you can change the world.

About Jeffrey Nguyen

Jeffrey graduated in 2015 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. We both met at an Asian organization and found we had similar leadership interests so we became friends. He now works at Pepsico under the Supply Chain Associate program. In his spare time, he likes to dive in and help communities from volunteer work to supporting organizations and he’s all about taking action and making an impact.

About Gatorade

The Gatorade Company, Inc. is an American manufacturer of sports-themed beverage and food products, built around its signature line of sports drinks. Gatorade is currently manufactured by PepsiCo and is distributed in over 80 countries. The beverage was first developed in 1965 by a team of researchers at the University of Florida, to replenish the combination of water,carbohydrates, and electrolytes that the school’s student-athletes lost in sweat during rigorous sport activities.

Originally produced and marketed by Stokely-Van Camp, the Gatorade brand was purchased by the Quaker Oats Company in 1987, which, in turn, was bought by PepsiCo in 2000. As of 2010, Gatorade is PepsiCo’s 4th-largest brand, on the basis of worldwide annual retail sales. Within the United States, Gatorade accounts for approximately 75 percent market share in the sports drink category.

Key Takeaways

  • What a supply chain engineer does
  • How to work together with people who have no education and speak a different language
  • Why being in a big corporation magnifies your impact
  • How to impact lives and why you need to explore your town

What we talk about

Arizona State University
Main Ingredient
ACEL- Asian Corporate Entrepreneur Leaders
Supply Chain Engineer
Bio Diesel
Batch Reactors
Flavor Pails
Dealing with Different People
3D Printing of Food
Food and Culture
Ghandi – You must be the change you see in the world
Sushi – Salmon Sashimi
Art and Culture in Arizona

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