Mike Messersmith is the North American General Manager for the oat based food and beverage company OATLY. He has led all aspects of business and organizational strategy and execution for OATLY since its launch in the United States. Prior to his role at OATLY, Mike held senior roles at The Nature’s Bounty Company, Chobani, and Frito-Lay. Prior to beginning his career in consumer goods, Mike served as an Officer in the United States Navy for several years. He has his MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, and his bachelor’s from Duke University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife Laura and their dog Rhys.