Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Aishwarya Iyer is the founder and CEO of Brightland, the AAPI-founded California-made cult-favorite pantry essentials brand known for making the freshest, highest-quality olive oils, honeys, and vinegars on the market. Since its inception, Brightland has been featured by The New York Times, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Vogue and much more. Aishwarya has been named on Create & Cultivate’s 100 and in Inc.’s Female Founders 100. Aishwarya also hosts a podcast, Recent Eats, where she speaks with interesting people about what they've been eating lately. Previously, Aishwarya spent over a decade in public affairs and corporate communications at various technology companies in both New York City and LA. She started her career at L’Oreal in the luxury products division at Lancome, and is a graduate of NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.