We develop a greener future within the meat industry, by combining industrial knowledge with disruptive AI technology
Our vision is a world with optimal use of all resources in the meat industry, thereby creating a more sustainable industry.
Our mission is to be the world's best data and AI company for the meat industry, leading to optimal use of all animals.
We act with integrity, accountability, and transparency, fostering a culture of trust that strengthens our team and builds lasting relationships with our customers.
We work together as one team towards a common goal. We all bring different skills and experiences, and by collaborating and supporting each other, we create synergies that empower us to succeed together.
Understanding and exceeding customer expectations are essential for us. We strive to empathize, adapt, and innovate to create meaningful and sustainable solutions that enhance customer value.
We seek to learn, be curious, and grow as individuals and as a company. We embrace challenges, interpreting them as incentives to improve.
Sustainability by Impact
We are committed to pursuing ideas and creating lasting solutions to enhance sustainability and development for the industry and the world.
We are bold thinkers, meat industry experts, and innovators striving to make an impact every day and help our customers become more digitalized and sustainable.
After acquiring strong industry knowledge and expertise within the meat & poultry industry, Robert Ekrem started discussing optimization opportunities with Adrian Diaz and David Moriano. To these discussions, Adrian and David brought their experience from developing disruptive technology and applying it to large industries.
By combining deep industry knowledge with disruptive technology, the meat industry got identified as a ripe candidate for true data-driven solutions. Völur was therefore born to make it possible to enable a more optimized and sustainable meat industry.
Robert is the Co-Founder and CEO of Völur. Throughout his career, he has acquired strong industry knowledge and expertise within the meat and poultry industry. By combining deep industry knowledge with data and AI, Völur enables a more optimized and sustainable meat industry.
Robert holds an MSc. in Management and Finance from University College London.
David is an Investment Partner at Fusion Fund. Prior to Fusion, he was an investor at the JLL Spark Global Venture Fund, a $100M early stage proptech fund. At JLL, he led the fund’s efforts to invest in the Series A of OpenSpace, which later raised a Series D at a valuation of more than $900M. Prior to JLL, he was the Vice President of Data Science at BigML, where he promoted the idea that data science is easy by speaking at conferences and teaching workshops. He holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.
Lamar serves as Walmart's beef supply chain consultant. In 2014, Lamar helped lead a dramatic and innovative change to the Walmart beef supply by creating a true ranch-to-retail supply chain that ensures consistency and quality at an everyday low price. Lamar also continues to consult with ranchers throughout the country on management and profitability as an expert in the ranch-to-retail beef supply and profitable ranch management.
Lamar holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.