San Jose, CA – May 29, 2018 – Zest Labs, an AgTech company, today announced that CEO Peter Mehring will participate in a panel discussion titled, “Brand Building Through Earned Trust,” at the GS1 Digital Convergence Forum, on June 7 in Phoenix, Arizona. Mehring will be speaking on the panel along with Myron Burke (senior director, emerging technologies, Walmart Inc.) and Azeem Malik (blockchain business development, IBM). The panel will be moderated by Robert Tercek, digital futurist and digital media pioneer. Zest Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: ZEST), to be renamed Zest Technologies, Inc.
The “digital future of food” is becoming reality and the industry has been working on end-to-end supply chain visibility for years. However, with the rapid evolution of technology, we have the automation and ubiquity needed to achieve aspirational business objectives in areas of transparency, sustainability, and profitability. Join this panel for a discussion on the art of the possible.
Peter Mehring, CEO, Zest Labs
Myron Burke, senior director, emerging technologies, Walmart Inc.
Azeem Malik, blockchain business development, IBM
Robert Tercek, digital futurist and digital media pioneer (Moderator)
When: Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:25am MT
Where: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge, 5350 E Marriott Drive, Phoenix, AZ
The Digital Convergence Forum is offered through GS1 US, a member of GS1® global, and is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to improve supply chain visibility and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards.
About Zest Labs
Zest Labs is an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain to improve food safety and reduce food waste by 50% or more. Our flagship solution, Zest Fresh, provides autonomous, field-to-shelf visibility for proactive decision making to improve delivered freshness and reduce shrink. Integrated blockchain technology provides true transparency for food safety, product freshness and traceability. Zest Fresh improves product margins and increases customer satisfaction and brand loyalty while promoting sustainability.
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