Nikhil Parikh is the Chief Marketing Officer for The Zest Group, a Singapore-based group that invests and operates food and beverage business in Asia. Zest’s portfolio of brands includes Artisan Boulangerie Co, Alt. Pizza and Twelve Cupcakes. Prior to Zest, Nikhil spent several years at Visa in San Francisco and Singapore; most recently as the Director of Asia Pacific Marketing Strategy. Nikhil has also held Brand Manager roles at L’Oreal USA and Williams Sonoma. Nikhil holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.