Ravi Pillai has a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry. His doctoral thesis was on microbial transformations of organic compounds.
Ravi has more than 20 years of experience in chemical industry, mostly in personal care. He has worked for Exxon Chemical, Block Drug Company and Dragoco, in various departments but product development is his passion. Ravi is currently working as a Global Category Head for Cosmetics Ingredients in the Scent and Care division of Symrise. Symrise is head quartered in Holzminden, Germany.
Ravi is stationed in the Teterboro, New Jersey facilities of Symrise.