Mike Friedman

Mike Friedman

Mike brings over 35 years of consumer products management experience to Kalypso. As the Strategy & Operations practice lead, he focuses on leading development in the areas of sustainable organization capability, commercialization and innovation capability integration.
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Prior to joining Kalypso, Mike enjoyed 29 years in a variety of assignments around the world with Procter & Gamble. He has broad experience in innovation management, sales, brand management, supply chain management, customer service and logistics in global and domestic markets. A highlight of his tenure with P&G was his six years in Latin America, where he became fluent in Spanish, an important enabler to communicate with retail customers and P&G organizations across the region. He spent his last six years as the global initiative success COE leader, where he led the organization transformation effort to improve innovation capability to deliver 4-6% annual sales growth.

He has ME & BS Chemical Engineering degrees from RPI and an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson.

Outside of Kalypso

Mike is an avid surfer and skier, and lives in Dana Point with his wife, Helayne; son, Zach; and daughter Mariel.