Getting Transparent: Can Blockchain Save Our Food Supply Chain?
TJ Gupta, CEO of TagOne is our first guest on "Getting Transparent"
TJ Gupta, CEO and Co-founder of TagOne, joins guest host Joe Witte on "Getting Transparent". TJ shares his story on what brought him into tech traceability and how he saw a need for it to be implemented in the food industry. TJ also talks about what brought him to America, what drives his mission to provide better visibility in to the food industry, and even some talk on Iron Maiden. TJ's passion is rooted in care for the consumer, as he believes that transparency and quality products are the best ways we can care for people.
00:01:28 TJ's beginnings in track and trace
00:04:21 TJ's entrepreneurship
00:08:00 Something's wrong in the food supply chain
00:11:23 Pesticides in India and the broader implications
00:17:00 TagOne technology
00:21:18 Barriers against track and trace acceptance
00:24:07 Blockchain and good data
00:26:00 Getting to know TJ; Iron Maiden and Rock
00:29:27 TJ in The States
00:31:36 The cost of transparency: consumers drive change
00:36:54 Quality is a concern
00:40:10 The future of food and TagOne