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Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi is the former CEO and Chair of PepsiCo. Nooyi joined PepsiCo in 1994 and was named CEO – the fifth CEO in PepsiCo’s history – in 2006. Prior to being named CEO, Nooyi previously held positions as President and Chief Financial Officer, among others, at PepsiCo. She stepped down in 2018. Nooyi joined the board of Amazon in 2019. She authored the 2021 biography “My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future.”

“For big iconic companies to remain successful, we needed the best and the brightest talent, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, orientation.”

— Indra Nooyi
Featured in these episodes:
Indra Nooyi, guest
September 28, 2021

To get the most out of your talent, you need to create an environment that allows them to thrive. Nobody knows this better than Indra Nooyi, who spent 12 years as the CEO of PepsiCo. Her drive to support talent underpinned the initiatives that transformed the company. “I looked at each person in my company, not as a tool of the trade,” she says, “but I looked at them as an individual asset that had to bring their head, heart, and hands to the company for us to be successful.”

Indra Nooyi, cameo
April 12, 2022

Learn the 5 mindsets that will reshape the way you hire, train, and retain — to build the team of superheroes that will power your business to scale. Hear real-world advice and great stories from Reid, Bob, and legendary leaders like PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi, GoFundMe’s Tim Cadogan, Burberry and Apple’s Angela Ahrendts, and Vanderbilt basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse.