Rizal Hamdallah, head of the Innovation Lab at Tyson Foods, is committed to inspiring others to reach their full potential. He has made it his mission to encourage start-up mindsets, taking nothing for granted and challenging the status quo as a matter of course. Rizal’s focus with the Innovation Lab is consistent: drive Tyson Foods forward into the future of food, emphasizing and maintaining the company’s leadership position in the industry.
Prior to joining Tyson Foods, Rizal served other corporate juggernauts such as Unilever, Nestle, Abbott Laboratories and SC Johnson. He is also the Founder of GetBetty, Inc., a start-up offering on-demand beauty services. His expertise in global brand marketing, R&D, corporate ventures capital and entrepreneurship makes him uniquely qualified to see where tech is headed and then lead the way forward.
An innovator through and through, Rizal is a US Patent Holder. He received the “Most Active Corporation of the Year” Award from Plug and Play, a global innovation platform, in 2018 and was featured in the Asian Talent Go Global Career Book in 2015.
Rizal earned his Master of Product Development in Design and Management at Northwestern University. An adventurer at heart, he has visited more than 40 countries.