Item-Level Traceability and Visibility in Food Safety – The New Normal

  • Improving operational efficiency and raising the quality and safety of products and processes by embracing innovation
  • Looking at technologies that are allowing restaurants to have real-time visibility into their entire supply chain and operational footprint
  • Assessing ways to harness valuable data and drive actionable insights from farm to fork, like early detection, traceability, predictive analytics, recall management, and more
  • Gaining perspective into the challenges of managing food products in the supply chain and how technology is helping leading restaurants to meet and exceed their food safety and quality goals


Bart De Muynck
Strategic Advisor
Mojix, Inc.

Bart De Muynck is an Industry Thought Leader with over 30 years of Supply Chain and Logistics experience. Bart has worked for major International companies such as EY, GE Capital, Penske Logistics, PepsiCo as well as several Tech companies. Bart spent 8 years as a VP of Research at Gartner and most recently served as the Chief Industry Officer at project44. Bart is a sought-after speaker who is currently advising multiple companies and industry organizations in Logistics. Bart is also a writer for FreightWaves, a member of the Forbes Technology Council and CSCMP’s Executive Inner Circle.


John Crabill
Director of Food Safety and Quality

John Crabill is the Director of Food Safety and Quality for Chipotle Mexican Grill, overseeing supplier food safety and quality as well as traceability. John joined Chipotle in 2019, bringing a strong background in the food retail and manufacturing industries. John’s expertise lies in supplier food safety and nurturing food safety culture within and across departments.

Before his role at Chipotle, John was Senior Manager of Food Safety at Walmart, where he was instrumental in managing supplier food safety practices and the implementation of food traceability using emerging technology. He also has significant experience in food safety and regulatory affairs within the infant formula industry, further diversifying his industry knowledge.

John holds two master’s degrees from Michigan State University, one in Food Safety and another in Food Law. His enthusiasm for establishing and maintaining world-class food safety standards and developing leaders is evident in his work and his teams. He continues to foster an environment where safety and quality are paramount, ensuring the well-being of consumers and guests everywhere.

Joni Bradenburg
Sr. Analyst, Supply Chain Compliance

Joni Brandenburg is a Senior Analyst in Supply Chain Compliance at Chipotle Mexican Grill, where she brings a unique blend of hands-on experience and a passion for innovation to her role.

Joni joined Chipotle in 2015 as a crew member. Over six years, she exhibited unwavering dedication to excellent food safety and an innate understanding of the company’s values, which paved the way for her current role in supply chain compliance. Joni has been instrumental in Chipotle’s RFID program, implementing RFID technology with suppliers and developing the company’s RFID playbook.

Joni holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science with a minor in microbiology from Oklahoma State University. Beyond her contributions within Chipotle, Joni is involved in the GS1 US RFID Foodservice Workgroup.

Chris Cassidy
President and Chief Commercial Officer
Mojix, Inc.

Chris has more than 20 years of executive leadership in various supply chain management roles. He has deep domain expertise and a stellar track record working with leading global enterprises on digital transformation and supply chain optimization. Chris is a recognized expert in supply chain management, logistics, and enterprise supply chain SaaS solutions, across both customer operations, strategy, sales and marketing. His current focus at Mojix is crafting and implementing the long-term strategic vision of the company to drive acceleration of the company’s growth and continue to lead the industry in customer satisfaction, global program delivery and product innovation for end-to-end visibility and traceability.

Before joining Mojix, Chris was EVP & Chief Revenue Officer at Trax Technologies. Previously, he held various supply chain leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Gartner, UPS, and GSK. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and an executive program certification in supply chain management at MIT.