Arti Arora, Ph.D., is Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory affairs (SRA) at Coca-Cola North America. In her role, she provides strategic thought leadership, stewardship and governance to the SRA function for North America. She has been at The Coca-Cola Company for over ten years in various technical and leadership positions, and previously worked at Kellogg’s in Research and Development. Dr. Arora has held leadership positions at several organizations including the Institute of Food Technologists, AOAC International, American Chemical Society and American Oil Chemists' Society. She served twice as a member of the USDA National Research Initiative grant review panel. Dr. Arora holds a Ph.D. in food science from Michigan State University, a M.S. in food science from the University of Maine and B.Sc. (Honors) in food and nutrition from Delhi University. She conducted her post-doctoral training in pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Arizona.