Mary Johnson is a principal scientist at P&G, where she has been for 15 years. Her focus is on the development of anti-aging technologies, as well as the design and testing of skin care products. She is also the director of the Olay Professional Alliance for Skin Care Innovation.
Before joining P&G, Johnson spent 18 years in the pharmaceutical industry in new drug discovery. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and she is the co-author of a chapter on cosmetic anti-aging ingredients in the Textbook of Aging Skin. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees of science from the University of Dayton.