Executive Chairman - JuvLife
Colin Watts wants to change how people view ageing, highlighting the potential to experience the best years as one grows older. That vision is one important part of his personal agenda as the Executive Chairman of Juvenescence Life.
Colin has an extensive career in food, wellness and healthcare industries. He was CEO of The Vitamin Shoppe where he spearheaded a technology and customer-experience driven reinvention of the VSI business. VSI created a new retail store and online design centered on personalization and “wellness coaching” across a 785-store network as well as through online and mobile platforms.
Colin was also the president of healthcare at Weight Watchers, Chief Innovation Officer at Walgreens, and was the Global Operating Company President of J&J Nutritionals and J&J OTC products. Colin has played a role in growing a number of brands including Tylenol, Campbells Soup, LifeSavers, Splenda and Ortho-Tricyclen.
Colin has a BA in history from Brown University in Rhode Island, an MA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton Business School at UPenn. He stays active through tennis, as a fan and frequent self-proclaimed hacker.