Jeff  Mundt

Jeff Mundt

Jeff Mundt is the Senior Marketing Manager of Technology for the Hershey Advanced Innovation Center of Excellence. Jeff is leading initiatives that connect emerging technologies with consumer opportunities, with a focus on identifying future (3-5 year) whitespace that will leverage Hershey’s strong internal technological development process and qualify these opportunities with business partners and consumers. As part of this process Jeff also explores alternate business models to bring these opportunities to market in non-traditional means. Jeff joined Hershey’s Global Innovation Team in 2011 as the Sr. Marketing Manager of Disruptive Innovation. Prior to coming to Hershey Jeff spent 20 years in the chocolate industry working for Master-Foods and M&M Mars in a broad range of disciplines including analytical chemistry, product development, innovation venture leader and brand marketing. Jeff holds an MS degree in Food Chemistry from Rutgers University and an MBA in General Management from the NYU Stern School of Business. Jeff resides in New Jersey with his wife Kathleen, two daughters Meghan (14) and Emily (12) and dog Mishka. When he is not spending time with his family or challenging traditional ways of thinking Jeff can be found on a two wheeler (bicycle or motorcycle) traipsing the roads and trails wherever he may be