Advisory Board Member Profile
Beyond Meat, Inc.
Vice President of Commercialization
Areas of Expertise
Customer First Culture, Accelerate & Improve Decisions with Data
Quintus Carstens serves as the Vice President of Commercialization at Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND) since joining the company in January 2020. He is responsible for the global commercialization of Beyond Meat’s innovative plant-based meat products from late stage feasibility to fully scaled commercialized products.
In his most recent role prior to joining Beyond Meat, Quintus served as Regional Director at Amazon.com, responsible for Amazon’s US Inbound supply chain and the Western US IXD operations (15,000+ org). Prior to this assignment Quintus held roles at Amazon.com that included Director of Operations for the largest IXD Operation globally in the Amazon network as well as General Manager, Canadian Fulfillment Operations. During his tenure at Amazon.com he can be credited with multiple large-scale, high complexity business turnarounds of distressed operations as well as leading numerous successful network expansion initiatives and launches. Prior to joining Amazon in the US, Quintus was General Manager, Consumer and Retail at DHL Supply Chain, Australia.
As an accomplished business professional, Quintus brings global acumen from living and working in the USA, Australia, Canada and South Africa. His curiosity and commitment to lifelong learning are evident through his continued studies in Canada at the Sauder School of Business in Strategic Leadership (2013) and the Global Executive Master of Business Administration completed at The University of Sydney Business School (2017), where he lived and studied at various global business schools.