Company president to present in general session of Silicon Slopes Tech Summit, and head of Nu Skin’s controlled environment agriculture company to speak in social good session
PROVO, Utah — Jan. 30, 2019 — Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today announced it is pleased to be a title sponsor of Silicon Slopes to further promote the world-class technology hub that exists in Utah. As part of Nu Skin’s support, President Ryan Napierski will take the main stage at Silicon Slopes Tech Summit tomorrow to discuss technology disruption and transformation as well as entrepreneurship.
“For 35 years, Nu Skin has developed some of the best beauty and wellness products with a strong foundation in science and technology,” said Napierski. “Technological innovation is part of our DNA and continues to be a primary driver of our product development and business growth. Coming together for events like this is a great way to share with other leaders in the industry and come away with ideas that will challenge how we think and what we do.”
Steve Lindsley, president of Groviv, an automated controlled environment agriculture (CEA) company owned by Nu Skin Enterprises, will also be speaking tomorrow about leveraging technology to responsibly nourish the world.
“With the strain being put on our global land and water resources, the need for sustainable food systems has never been greater. Exciting advancements in science and technology are setting the stage to disrupt the agriculture industry and dramatically increase the accessibility and sustainability of nutritious food,” said Lindsley.
Groviv develops automated, climate-smart agriculture systems that use a fraction of the water and land required in traditional farming without the use of herbicides and pesticides. Groviv is part of Nu Skin’s CEA initiative to responsibly source quality, pure ingredients with greater efficiency and traceability. Nu Skin is leveraging Groviv’s proprietary technology internally while also exploring applications in other industries.