Director of Product Development and Research
Abbott Nutritional Research and Development
Xiang Li has more than 20-years experiences in new product development, research and innovation. Currently, he is the Director of Product Development and Research in Abbott Nutrition R&D Pacific-Asia Centre. He is leading the analytical research, product development, and rapid prototype innovation teams. His research portfolio includes nutritional product innovation, dairy processing, ingredient chemistry, consumer insight, and user experience. He is the Pioneer of Abbott Nutrition R&D in Asia and recorded many first, including led two new Green-filed nutritional plant start-ups in Singapore and China. His previous efforts resulted in the commercial launches of more than 250 Pediatric and Adult nutritional products globally. Recently, he has accepted an invitation to be a Technical Advisor to the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF), accountable to the Prime Minister Office of Singapore. He is a Senior Associate Research Fellow in Abbott Volwiler Society. He has received his EMBA degree from NUS and UCLA in 2012.
Food science, food safety, nutritional product innovation, dairy processing, ingredient chemistry