Co-Founder + Chief Brand Officer at sweetgreen
Los Angeles, California, United States
sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We design our experiences to be in natural rhythm with the world around us. Whether that’s collaborating with farmers who grow in environmentally conscious ways, creating our menu around ingredients that are best for each season, or designing our stores to complement... sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We design our experiences to be in natural rhythm with the world around us. Whether that’s collaborating with farmers who grow in environmentally conscious ways, creating our menu around ingredients that are best for each season, or designing our stores to complement the community they’re in — we are passionate about learning how to do right by the people we work with, the customers we serve, and the planet we live on. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 4,000 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. Our strong food ethos and investment in local communities has enabled us to grow into a national brand with 100 locations across the East Coast, Chicago, and California.
What company does Nathaniel Ru work for?
Nathaniel Ru works for sweetgreen
What is Nathaniel Ru's role at sweetgreen?
Nathaniel Ru is Co-Founder + Chief Brand Officer
What industry does Nathaniel Ru work in?
Nathaniel Ru works in the Food & Beverages industry.
💼 Past Experience
Nathaniel Ru's education:Nathaniel Ru has a B.S. in Food Science from University of Vermont. He has also worked as a research scientist at two technology companies and as a senior research associate at the Cornucopia Institute, a think tank focused on food and Heath. Nathaniel Ru's work experience:At University of Vermont, Nathaniel Ru worked as a research scientist at two technology companies. He also worked as a senior research associate at the Cornucopia Institute, a think tank focused on food and Heath.
Nathaniel Ru has a B.A. in Social Policy from Georgetown University. While in college, he also studied liberal arts, mathematics, arts, and humanities. In 2007 he completed a Master's degree in education from the University of Chicago. Nathaniel Ru is currently a high school teacher in the Chicago area. Nathaniel Ru's educational background and work readiness are based on his experience and education.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Brand Officer atsweetgreen, Nathaniel Ru is responsible for the brand strategy, marketing, and partnerships. Nathaniel oversees all aspects of the marketing and brand messaging, from developing and executing integrated marketing channels to creating engaging stories and experiences to driving demand through effective digital and print advertising. Nathaniel also oversees all sales activities, creating relationships with key investors,channel partners and distributors. Nathaniel also manages day-to-day operations and participates in our overall business decision-making. Nathaniel started his career as a marketer at Coca Cola and then went to work for J.D. Power. He was responsible for all areas of Coca Cola’s marketing, including product development, market research, and marketing planning. before starting at sweetgreen, Nathaniel was an Senior Manager, Global Field Marketing at PepsiCo. PepsiCo is the largest selling company in the world with Q2 2017 sales of $71.4 billion. Nathaniel is a graduate of Wharton School of Business with a concentrations in Marketing and Advertising.
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