ZIEL

\ˈzēl \ Noun: target, purpose, aim, goal. Origin: German

Ziel is the industry leader providing next-generation, customized, organic food safety process systems and solutions.

Ziel has put together a unique team of microbiologists, engineers, food scientists, and experienced food safety professionals that provide custom solutions for our customers.

The Adoption of Radio Frequency Technology

RF Biocidics was started in 2008 to commercialize IP developed by University of California, Davis for the application of radio frequency in agriculture to pasteurize tree nuts.

2015 Radio Frequency was adopted as a remediation technology at Los Sueños Farms.

RF frequency pasteurizer won the Sacramento Region Innovation Awards in Food & Agribusiness category.

Ziel completed a management buyout of RF Biocidics from Allied Minds in August 2017.

Ziel, creators of proprietary process solutions for the agricultural and cannabis industries, has been awarded the first ever patent (U.S. Patent No 10,517,308) by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for processes that include the treatment of cannabis using radio frequency technology for microbial reduction.

Team

Arthur de Cordova

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Arthur de Cordova is responsible for all Sales & Marketing activities and manages administrative functions including Financial and Legal Affairs.

Zakiul Kabir

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Zakiul (Zaki) Kabir is responsible for all company activities that drive customer success, ensuring customers consistently achieve regulatory compliance and meet their quality objectives.

Parastoo Yaghmaee, Ph.D.

VP, Research and Development

Dr. Yaghmaee leads R&D activities in the application of radio frequency and microwave technologies for the disinfection and disinfestation in Ziel’s food and cannabis segments.

Vincent Chun, Ph.D.

Chief of Technology

Dr. Chun advises on process development and improvement with radio frequency and microwave-based pathogen reduction systems, and in the capacity as the company’s Data Scientist.

Ketch DeGabrielle

Product Development

Ketch DeGabrielle focuses on product development working with Ziel’s internal teams and vendors. With his hands-on operating experience, Ketch works on optimizing customer work process flow and integrating APEX into their SOPs.

Nate Smalley

Director of Operations

Nate Smalley is responsible for Operations, which include Logistics, Warehouse Operations, and managing Ziel’s customer Field Service & Maintenance.

Neil Stevens

Field Service Engineer

Neil is a Field Service engineer at Ziel, servicing new and existing customers, bringing over 35 years of engineering and project management.

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Camille DeGabrielle

Sales & Marketing

Camille leads Ziel’s Sales generation and is often the first point of contact for new customers, and is responsible for developing and designing Ziel’s Digital Marketing, building brand identity, and managing Ziel’s web outreach.

Arthur de Cordova

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Arthur de Cordova is responsible for all Sales & Marketing activities and manages administrative functions including Financial and Legal Affairs.

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Zakiul Kabir

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Zakiul (Zaki) Kabir is responsible for all company activities that drive customer success, ensuring customers consistently achieve regulatory compliance and meet their quality objectives.

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Robert Courtney

Board Member

Bob Courtney is CEO and General Counsel of Retail Impulse Group. With both JD and MBA degrees, Bob has over 30 years of global executive transactional and board experience.

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