COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colorado Springs based start-up FoodMaven announced the addition of Jason Rembert to their executive team. Rembert will join the company as Chief Technology Officer, and brings deep technology and leadership experience to the technologies that power FoodMaven’s innovative online marketplace and logistics model.
Jason Rembert comes to FoodMaven from tech giant Oracle, where he was Vice President of Software Development for three years. Previously, Rembert led software development at Datalogix, which was bought by Oracle in 2014 for $1.3B. He brings many years of software development, cloud computing and big data experience and has led technology teams at several start-ups, including; Datalogix, Customer Science, Impower and Matchlogic. Rembert also made a financial investment in FoodMaven.
“Coming to FoodMaven was an easy choice for me,” said Rembert. “I’m so excited to work with FoodMaven’s great team to generate solutions that will improve the food system.”
FoodMaven CEO Patrick Bultema touted Rembert as an important piece to scaling FoodMaven’s online experience. “We are developing a platform that works for all of our partners. Farmers, ranchers, and restaurant owners that work with FoodMaven are able to seamlessly buy and sell on our marketplace in Colorado and beyond. Jason will be integral to FoodMaven’s next generation of technology development and big data optimization. He is a big talent and we are thrilled to have him at FoodMaven.”
Rembert’s hire comes as FoodMaven moves closer to finalizing their Series B round of financing after closing an $8.6 million Series A in 2017. With an eye on expanding into a second state later this year, FoodMaven plans to continue its rapid pace of growth.
FoodMaven is an innovative online marketplace and rapid logistics company bringing agility and flexibility to the U.S. food system. The company’s goal is to capture and reclaim revenues from lost food, estimated at $200 billion per year. FoodMaven sells high-quality local and oversupplied food from distributors, manufacturers and producers to restaurants and institutional buyers at about half price. With an efficient Internet marketplace, big data optimization technology, and agile logistics model, FoodMaven is good for profits, good for people and good for the planet. For more information, please visit foodmaven.com.