SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Langheier, MD, MPH, CEO and Founder of Zipongo, the digital health company that makes it easy to eat well, will speak today at both the James Beard Foundation Food Conference in New York City and, via video, at the European Food & Agribusiness Seminar (EFAS), held in Rome.
The international food and health events are the latest in a string of appearances by Langheier that reflect Zipongo's growing stature as a leading-edge digital health company for employers, health plans and consumers. Zipongo delivers individualized health recommendations based on an easy-to-complete profile and recommendations that promote healthy eating at home, work, and during recreational activities.
Over the last several months, Langheier, along with other leaders of Zipongo, has addressed policymakers, media and thought-leaders at numerous industry conferences including:
- National Business Group on Health Conference on Health, Productivity, and Human Capital
- 2015 Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit
- Health 2.0
- Bon Appetech
- The HERO Forum for Employee Health Management Solutions
- FLIK Expo
Rethinking the Future of Food
At the 6th Annual James Beard conference today, Langheier will join a panel called "Health or Hype? Dealing with Information Overload," to provide an example of a proven solution that engages consumers in healthy and sustainable eating habits. Other panelists include Gary G. Bennet, director of the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center and the Duke Obesity Prevention Program at Duke University; and Jaclyn London, RD, nutrition director of Good Housekeeping.
The event is being held at the Convene Conference Center in Manhattan, today through Oct. 20. This year's conference theme, "Rethinking the Future of Food," brings together a diverse group of thought leaders including chefs, scientists, journalists, activists, investors, and more. Speakers will explore how a deeper understanding of changes in science, technology and investment strategies empowers people to make choices leading to a healthier and more equitable future.
At the European Food & Agribusiness Seminar (EFAS), held today through Oct. 21 at the Aldrovandi Hotel in Rome, Langheier will discuss a Harvard Business School case study on Zipongo's use of technology to encourage and enable personalized healthy eating.
EFAS is the only executive education event of its kind in Europe that offer top-ranked executives interaction with agribusiness leaders from across the global food system. The EFAS seminar is designed for CEOs, MDs and senior executives of private and public companies, for policy makers and not-for-profit organizations that want to study, interact and connect with the leaders and change-makers in their industry.
Zipongo is a San Francisco-based digital health company that makes it easy to eat well. We work with employers, health plans and other wellness partners looking for an easy way to engage their members in healthy and sustainable eating habits that drive positive results. Zipongo's proprietary MealRx™ personalization engine delivers individualized recommendations tied to convenient, real-time actions that enable healthy eating at home and at work, including healthy recipes, meal planning tools and discounts and incentives to healthy groceries. We provide a HIPAA-secure, easy-to-implement software-as-a-service platform that runs on web, mobile and tablet. Learn more at www.zipongo.com.
Amendola Communications for Zipongo