LOS ANGELES and DENVER, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nextbite, a leader and innovator in virtual dining solutions, today announced that producer and tech entrepreneur will.i.am has joined the growing company as an adviser. He will guide Nextbite on strategic initiatives in branding and creative marketing strategies for its delivery-only restaurant concepts.
The music producer and leader of the Black Eyed Peas, whose 25-year music career requires ordering delivery on the road and in the studio, was frustrated with the lack of tasty and nutritious meals available for delivery. As a promoter of a healthy lifestyle, will.i.am has decided to partner with Nextbite to support its mission to bring a new range of diverse delivery-only menu options to diners across the country. .
Tied to his new role at Nextbite, will.i.am is a strict vegan and an advocate for the benefits of a plant-based diet and maintaining an active lifestyle that aligns well with virtual concept menus. growing Nextbite that include several popular vegan, Mediterranean, and Asian-inspired options.
“Nextbite has the right combination of technology and diverse menu choices that are key to redefining the digital restaurant industry,” said will.i.am, entertainment industry partnership advisor at Nextbite. “While touring and making music in the studio, I’ve eaten a lot of lukewarm, unhealthy delivered meals. Now is the time to innovate quality menus and delivery options.
“A key ingredient to Nextbite’s growth and momentum is through the expert guidance of advisors, and will.i.am brings cutting edge futuristic insights and connections into the evolving music and entertainment segment,” said said Alex Canter, CEO and co-founder of Nextbite. .
will.i.am’s work as a futurist and opportunity seeker began with Beats Electronics, where will.i.am became a founding shareholder in the company that transformed professional audio headphones into Beats By Dre™ , a global bestseller in consumer electronics and fashion. accessory. Beats Electronics was acquired by Apple in 2014 for US$3 billion. Building on its early successes in the consumer electronics industry, will.i.am has gone on to launch a range of its own software-focused companies integrating AI, natural language understanding, voice computing, creativity and productivity, and customer service features. as the creation of equipment and clothing for the general public.
will.i.am has partnered with some of the world’s biggest brands including Accenture, Air Asia, Apple, BEATS Electronics, Coca-Cola, Deutsche Telekom, Expo 2020 (Dubai), FOX Entertainment, Gucci, Honeywell, IBM, Intel, Majid Al Futtaim Group, Marvel Comics, Mercedes-AMG, Microsoft, Penguin Publishing, Pepsi, Salesforce and Sony Music/Epic Records. Recognized by businesses and commercial organizations, will.i.am has been honored with a TIME 100 Impact Award; Global Citizen Award by the Atlantic Council; an honorary scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); and a Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum. In the creative and entertainment industries, he has received seven Grammy Awards, three Billboard Latin Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, two CLIO Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, and a Root 100 Award.
Nextbite helps drive and shape the new digital era of the restaurant industry. A leader and innovator in virtual restaurants and off-premises technology solutions, the company is focused on helping restaurant partners successfully enter the virtual restaurant space with new delivery-only menus, utilizing kitchen capability under -used, to increase margins and revenues. Originally founded as Ordermark in 2017, Nextbite is the only all-in-one virtual restaurant solution for existing restaurants and kitchens that combines the proven Ordermark online ordering/delivery management system with a selection of highly visible and trendy delivery brands. Denver and Los Angeles-based Nextbite has more than $150 million in funding, with its latest round led by SoftBank. Learn more at nextbite.io and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Editor’s note: If your editorial policy requires including the legal name of will.i.am, it is William Adams. All other names shown in wikis and previously posted stories are incorrect. His birthday is March 15, 1975.
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