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John Heiss

John Heiss

PhD – Sr. Director of Worldwide Product Marketing Innovation

Dr. John Heiss is the senior director of Worldwide Product Marketing Innovation at Herbalife Nutrition, and one of the scientists behind Herbalife24, a line of high-end sports nutrition products. He is responsible for setting the strategy for sports nutrition and developing a portfolio of products based on the latest science. Before joining Herbalife, Heiss was the founder of an endurance sports nutrition company.

As a former category 2 competitive cyclist, Heiss has a keen understanding of the nutritional needs of endurance athletes. He is a multi-time sub-9-hour Leadville 100 mountain bike race finisher, and holds an age-group course record at the Furnace Creek 508, a non-stop 508-mile bike race that passes through Death Valley, Calif. as part of a two-man relay team. Heiss is also an avid runner, and has completed several ultra-marathons.

He earned his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in biological chemistry, where he discovered how single proteins function within cells. The findings from his research work have been published in several peer-reviewed journals and can be found on PubMed.