Harold Schmitz, Chief Science Officer, Mars, Incorporated
"On a Mission From Mars: The Business of Chocolate"
Harold Schmitz, Chief Science Officer, Mars, Incorporated speaks on “The Business of Chocolate”
For more than four decades, UC Davis and Mars have partnered on innovative research in food, agriculture, and health. A 20-year veteran at Mars, Harold Schmitz has been Chief Science Officer since 2005. He leads the strategic development, alignment and quality control of the company’s multidisciplinary internal and scientific research programs.
Since 1995, he has participated in collaborations with several departments across campus, most extensively with the Department of Nutrition. He was recently named a Senior Scholar in Management at the Graduate School of Management, and will teach a course on business innovation in food/agriculture. Read more about Harold Schmitz.