MIT Forefront

Indra Nooyi

Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo; Co-chair, Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group; Member, MIT Corporation

Indra Nooyi served as chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, a Fortune 50 company with operations in more than 180 countries, from 2006 to 2019. She was the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us. Currently, Nooyi is a member of the board of Amazon and sits on the Audit Committee. She serves on the Global Leadership Board of edX, the world’s leading nonprofit online education platform, launched by Harvard and MIT. She is a member of the International Advisory Council of Temasek, an independent director of the International Cricket Council, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is also a Dean’s Advisory Council member at the MIT School of Engineering and a member of the MIT Corporation. Additionally, she is the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership at West Point.