Divert Appoints John Vicente as Chief Technology Officer

WEST CONCORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–diversion, incan impact technology company with a mission to protect the value of food, today announced the appointment of Juan vicente as Director of Technology. Vicente joins Divert in a period of rapid growth for the company as Divert continues its mission to provide advanced technologies, logistics and anaerobic digestion facilities to help retailers eliminate food waste and achieve their sustainability goals. .

Vicente brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise IT technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) to his new role. Previously, Vicente served as Senior Vice President at Collaborative Systems Integration, where he led the open platform strategy and architecture for industrial process control. Prior to this role, Vicente was the corporate CTO on Stratus Technologies’ edge information technology strategy and architecture. Vicente also previously led the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) CTO Office at Intel and was responsible for technology strategy, architecture, and roadmaps for industrial edge computing and IoT technologies.

“Divert has become a true leader during its 15-year history in addressing the food waste crisis through its proprietary technologies and infrastructure,” said Vicente. “I am excited to join the Divert team and play a key role in accelerating the company’s commitment to making a positive social and environmental impact.”

Vicente’s appointment comes on the heels of the rapid expansion of the Divert team, which has added eight new executive leadership positions in the last six months and increased its headcount by 70% last year. In recent weeks, the company also announced significant business growth following its acquisition and $100 million in growth capital from global private equity firm Ara Partners, adding more than 1,500 new retail stores to its portfolio and expanding its customer base. retailers by more than 40% in the last two years.

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“Divert is at an exciting and critical inflection point for the company, where we have the model that scales and can really solve this problem, and we’re bringing in incredible talent and leadership to make that happen,” he said. ryan begin, CEO and co-founder of Divert. “As we look to expand our technology team five times over the next year, we are delighted to welcome John to the leadership team. His experience scaling, designing and building commercial IoT infrastructure and technologies for world-class technology companies will be invaluable in our ongoing mission to reduce food waste and protect the value of food.”

Vicente has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. from Columbia University, an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University.

For more information, visit: www.divertinc.com/.

About divert

Founded in 2007, Divert, Inc. is an impact technology company with a mission to Protect the Value of Food™. Working with five Fortune 100 companies, Divert® creates advanced technology and sustainable infrastructure to prevent food waste, leading to social and environmental impact. For more information about Divert, Inc., visit www.divertinc.com.

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