What We Do
Sales + Marketing Manager
As Sales + Marketing Manager, Neela facilitates the team’s wide range of business development efforts to ensure sponsors have a seamless experience with IFTF. In addition to serving as a touch-point for sponsors, Neela manages day-to-day coordination and logistics for business development. She is involved in all aspects of planning and overseeing these efforts, developing more streamlined processes to effectively amplify the business development team’s efforts. As a mission controller, she mentors project management across the Institute.
Previously, Neela worked for several years supporting IFTF’s food and health research as a program manager. Before IFTF, she worked on projects in promoting safe and healthy communities at organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Breathe California. She holds a BS in health science with a focus on community health promotion from San Jose State University.