VP Digital Innovation R&D, Unilever
Alberto is the Global Head Digital & Partnerships at Unilever R&D. He leads the Digital Transformation of R&D towards the 'Lab of the Future' by leveraging technology, data and AI for scientific discovery, process engineering and new business models. He also leads external ecosystem engagements, including the Unilever Foundry, to accelerate breakthrough innovation through collaboration. Prior to Unilever, Alberto set up and led the Digital Innovation Accelerator at Royal Philips and chaired the AI Council to steer to company-wide AI investments in innovation. Alberto graduated in Engineering and Economics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and holds an MBA from INSEAD (France).