From Startups To Global Impact
Meet Our Guest:
Sherri is CEO and a co-Founder of Particles for Humanity, She has more than 20 years of experience leading private as well as public companies, with strong experience in translating academic research to product development and attracting the diverse talent and financial resources required for success. She raised more than $300 million, including venture capital, an initial public offering (IPO), various public equity transactions, international partnerships and joint ventures, and she recruited and retained senior management who subsequently became CEO’s or a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Sherri Oberg talks about her journey as a CEO and co-founder of Particles for Humanity and her passion for creating impactful solutions to address global challenges.
- Particles For Humanity. Sherri’s desire to do something impactful that would keep people healthy from the beginning of life led her to Particles for Humanity, which is aimed at eradicating malnutrition in developing countries.
- Encapsulating Vitamin A. Particles for Humanity’s lead product is an encapsulated vitamin A that is added to widely consumed foods like wheat flour, sugar, and bullion, which affects millions of people across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
- Embrace Setbacks. Sherri shares her insights on the importance of resilience in the face of failure, and how she embraces setbacks as learning opportunities.
This episode is hosted by Sandi Fenwick, Former CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital.