Javier Farfan, MBA – 2012 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader Awardee


Javier Farfan, MBA

Senior Director, Cultural Branding
Stern School of Business/New York University

Farfan became a PepsiCo employee in June 2010, charged with overseeing the firm’s efforts to build brands and drive volume with key cultural groups, including Hispanic, African-American, and Asian-American consumers and influencers. He is responsible for leading the strategy, program development, and communications for these groups, working closely with brand teams across Pepsi. Before joining PepsiCo, Farfan served as product marketing group manager at Microsoft where he was responsible for marketing and communications efforts specifically within the U.S. Hispanic market. Farfan also served as the director of marketing for MTV Networks, where he helped launch a Hispanic cable network, MTV Tr3s. At MTV Tr3s, he spearheaded consumer marketing and strategic partnership initiatives to drive brand awareness, programming launches, and key Hispanic marketing efforts. Prior to joining MTV Networks, Farfan spent his career in the finance and consulting industry at JP Morgan Chase and Accenture Consulting, respectively.