Vaishali Gode, PhD, has more than 15 years of experience in technology and product development for skin and hair care. After earning her doctorate in biotechnology from the University of Mumbai, she began her career in personal care. In 1997, she became a principal scientist at Johnson & Johnson, where she spent 11 years before joining Marico Ltd. as head of the advanced technology department. She has worked extensively on screening and developing natural actives, as well as providing support for claims and scientific affairs. Gode presented on human hair physiology at theHaircare Workshop
at in-cosmetics Asia Nov. 6, 2012.