Daniel Gonzaga

Global New Products Development Director, Natura

Daniel Gonzaga has been Global New Products Development Director since January 2017.

He is responsible to foster innovation activities in Natura, strengthen the connections with Research Institutes, as well as develop strategies to identify new business opportunities, managing a portfolio of projects and technology acquisition to be applied in new products for Natura.

Daniel Gonzaga is Brazilian and has built his career for eleven years in Natura. Previously he had been Product Development Director and Managing Director of Peruvian Operation.

Graduated in Food Engineering at Universidad Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), with MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral, he has 23 years of experience in innovation & business management, across different countries as Brazil, Holland and Peru.

Before joining Natura in December 2004, Daniel Gonzaga also played several roles in Research, Product Development and Innovation management for Unilever Foods in Latin America and Europe.

My Sessions

Session 5: How will we turbocharge natural resources value?

Level 6

Global transformations will put pressure on natural resources, but also create enormous opportunities to maximize efficiency. New technology solutions will be essential in driving improvements in efficiency and creating alternatives in energy and materials. We are at the cusp of an era of abundance when the tradeoffs between economic output and natural resources inputs can […]


Innovation Spotlight

Level 6

Innovation spotlights are presentations that feature global innovations in business, education and policy.