Speaker Profile

Manoj Raghunandanan
Vice President, Marketing (U.S. OTC) / Johnson and Johnson, Inc.

Manoj K. Raghunandanan is vice president of marketing for the U.S. over-the-counter business at Johnson & Johnson, responsible for managing a 14-brand portfolio totaling nearly two billion dollars in retail sales and a marketing organization of over 60 individuals. Mr. Raghunandanan led the Tylenol brand team through its historic relaunch, including pioneering the "For What Matters Most” campaign. This highly effective work, highlighted by the breakthrough multicultural #HowWeFamily campaign, was recognized by Adweek, Advertising Age and the ANA, winning a prestigious North American Effie Award. Previously, Manoj was selected for the corporation’s esteemed International Development Program. In this position, he spent 18 months in Singapore creating, staffing and operationalizing a first-of its-kind Innovation Center for J&J Vision Care, focused on non-product solutions and business model innovation. Mr. Raghunandanan was a founding member of the Johnson & Johnson Diversity Marketing Team and now serves as the group’s executive sponsor. Under his leadership, the consumer marketing organization has made significant progress in its strategy and results pertaining to the recruitment, advancement and retention of diverse marketing talent. Manoj holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Master of Business Administration from Temple University, where he also spent many years as a professor.