Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows

CEO & Founder of Chainvu

As the CEO and founder of Chainvu, Bob is passionate about the safety and sustainability impact in the food and pharmaceutical supply chains. Did you know that 35% of food in North America doesn’t make it to the table? Chainvu gives the entire supply chain actionable product visibility and 100% traceability of products live at every step. Our solution is embedded and proactive, providing immediate notifications to prevent damage, reduce labour & waste, and improve product quality. Prior to Chainvu, Bob has over two decades of experience as a serial intrapreneur and entrepreneur achieving global leadership in digital networking products, and large-scale communications services. Bob holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an M. Sc. in Business from the Sloan School at MIT.

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CEO & Founder of Chainvu

As the CEO and founder of Chainvu, Bob is passionate about the safety and sustainability impact in the food and pharmaceutical supply chains. Did you know that 35% of food in North America doesn’t make it to the table? Chainvu gives the entire supply chain actionable product visibility and 100% traceability of products live at every step. Our solution is embedded and proactive, providing immediate notifications to prevent damage, reduce labour & waste, and improve product quality. Prior to Chainvu, Bob has over two decades of experience as a serial intrapreneur and entrepreneur achieving global leadership in digital networking products, and large-scale communications services. Bob holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an M. Sc. in Business from the Sloan School at MIT.

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

What Your Boss Needs To Know About Blockchain In The Food Supply Chain

What is the first thing that comes to mind when an executive hears the term "blockchain"? Very few C-level managers in the food industry understand it properly or can name...

Sustainability

How Blockchain Improves The Sustainability Of Your Food Supply Chain

Implementing blockchain in your food supply chain has many advantages — mainly the increase in visibility, transparency, traceability, and provenance across the entire supply...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

To Successfully Implement Blockchain, The Food Industry Must Change Its Mindset

Let's face it: the food industry isn't known for its open collaboration among competitors! In fact, since the industrialization of food production, ingredients, recipes, and...

Food Safety

5 Blockchain-Generated Data Points You Will Want To Share With Your Consumers

According to a recent study by Label Insight/Food Marketing Institute/Hartman Group, three out of four consumers (up from 39% in 2016) claimed last year that they would be...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

WEF: Where Food Safety & Supply Chain Management Are Going

About a month ago, I had the great honor and pleasure to be invited to join the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions — the leading global summit on...

Food Safety

Top 5 Challenges Blockchain Adoption Faces In The Food Industry

According to Gartner's Hype Cycle, blockchain in the supply chain has just entered the so-called "Peak of Inflated Expectations", and is more than 10 years out from reaching...

Protein & Produce

Why Blockchain Isn't Fraud-Proof & How To Rectify It

One of the key tenets (and major benefits) of blockchain is that it is immutable. This is achieved by immediately duplicating and storing all transactions as identical copies...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

How To Overcome The Food Supply Chain Blockchain Adoption Catch-22 Dilemma

This article was published first in the Food Safety Tech Magazine.

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Featured

Chainvu CEO Invited To World Economic Forum Startup Program

Last week was an emotional week as we reached a huge milestone as a start-up!

As the CEO of Chainvu, I have been invited to participate as a technology pioneer in the World...

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