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

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...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

How To Run A Successful Blockchain Solution Trial Or Pilot In The Food Industry

Over the past months, we have talked a lot about what blockchain is, its benefits in the food supply chain, and how it could help revolutionize the food industry by improving...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

40+ Interesting Food Supply Chain Stats (Incl. Blockchain)

The global food supply chain has connected disparate and faraway cultures, shaped how countries have evolved, and with faster modes of transportation, has made the world seem...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce, Featured

How Much Can YOU Benefit From Blockchain In The Food Supply Chain? Take The Quiz To Find Out!

Over the past few weeks, we have defined blockchain and explored the plentiful benefits of implementing blockchain in combination with smart sensors across your food supply...

Food Safety, Protein & Produce

5 Tidal Shift Food Supply Chain Trends You Need To Be Aware Of In 2019/2020

For a while now, it has felt like we are on the brink of a massive tidal shift in consumer behavior when it comes to food shopping and consumption — and now it seems to...

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