Rolanda Johnson Wilkerson is a 15 year veteran of Procter & Gamble. She is Senior Beauty Scientist who has experience working on skin and hair care brands such as Olay, Secret, Venus, Clairol, Head and Shoulders and Pantene. She is responsible for working with dermatologists, clinicians, and P&G Beauty scientist to research and report on the latest and emerging skin and hair science and technologies that have applications for consumer products.
Rolanda has extensive technical experience both inside and outside the laboratory. With experience ranging from very upstream research on hair color, hair shampoos and scalp care, to skin science, she has a deep understanding of women and their hair and skin care concerns & needs. As a scientist, Rolanda has experience designing and executing consumer studies and pre-clinical trials in order to understand the performance of newly developed formulations for personal beauty needs. She has also studied other important areas of skin science such as assessing the availability of actives in the hair follicle.
Chris Boeckerman is a “Change Agent” (a.k.a. Innovation Capability Leader) at Procter &
Gamble and co-founder of P&G’s Lean Innovation movement (GrowthWorks). Chris is a
Chemical Engineer from the University of Cincinnati with 28-years at Procter & Gamble
leading Global and Regional Innovation Programs. Chris specializes in developing dynamic
teams worldwide to take on challenging innovation breakthroughs. Before this Change
Agent role, Chris spent 23 years in Global Fabric Care working on breakthrough innovation
such iconic brands as Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain and Bounce.
Chris is a YWCA Rising Star, an active leader in the Girls in STEM program for P&G and across
Cincinnati, and she is on the Advisory Board for the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative.
Chris is married (dual career), has 2 children (19 year old son and 16 year old daughter), 2
dogs, and loves to workout, golf, ride roller coasters, and watch anything sci-fi!
Her Favorite Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can
change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” -- Margaret Mead
Her Mission: Inspire, Nurture, & Improve Opportunities for those in my life & community.
Make a Difference!