So Dennis woodside, a former Google and Dropbox exec has just joind Impossible foods as it first president. Dennis, who saw Dropbox all through the period of thier IPO has always been on the tech side, moving to a food industry is a whole new chapter.
The 25-year tech industry veteran most recently served as the chief operating officer of Dropbox, and previously was the chief executive of Motorola Mobility before the company’s acquisition by Google. During a session woodside said “I love what Impossible Foods is doing: using science and technology to deliver delicious and nutritious foods that people love, in an environmentally sustainable way, I’m equally thrilled to focus on providing the award-winning Impossible Burger and future products to millions of consumers, restaurants and retailers.”
Woodside is said to be in-charge of the company’s operations, manufacturing, supply chain, sales, marketing, human resources and other functions( that basically everything the company does). The company currently has a staff of 350 divided between its Redwood City, Calif. and Oakland manufacturing plant.
He hopes to take the startup to a whole new level and also at the same time learn more about the food industry.Impossible Foods on the other hand now has its burger in restaurants across the United States, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore and is expecting to launch a grocery store product later this year.