Ajay Patel founded Verdure Sciences, Inc. (a plant-based ingredient company) nearly 25 years ago, in which he has been a huge advocate for ingredient identity controls to deliver much needed traceability and transparency. In addition, Patel has found success in substantiating traditional herbals with clinical research, which Verdure began investigating nearly 20 years ago. Patel brings immense botanical industry insight having worked directly with farmers, contract manufacturers, and finished product marketing companies on a global scale. Patel has established several branded ingredients and has been intimately involved in all aspects of the process from the agronomy to the capsule. Inspired by challenges, Patel capitalizes on opportunities by implementing and optimizing reliable processes to exceed expectations.
Ajay S Patel, Founder & President, Verdure Sciences, Inc.
BS Chemical Engineering, Purdue University