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Rick Vanzura

CEO of Freight Farms

Rick is CEO of Freight Farms, a pioneer in modular farming with the world's largest network of IoT-connected farms spanning 49 states and 34 countries. Rick has spent the last 20+ years in President/C-level roles at major consumer brands. His background includes leadership positions across retail, restaurants, entertainment, and technology. Rick's experience ranges from Fortune 5 companies to start-ups. He recently served as the original CEO of Wahlburgers and prior to that served as co-COO of Panera Bread overseeing a number of functions including business development, merchandising, category management, analytical services, and technology. He and his work have been featured in major publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Businessweek and AdWeek. 

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