Anthony Knoerzer

vice president for customer success

Anthony R. Knoerzer is Vice President for Customer Success at 915 Labs. Tony will use his expertise as a senior food R&D executive and innovator to support customers on their path to launching successful products using 915 Labs’ microwave sterilization and pasteurization systems.

Tony has a long track record of successful innovation in the food industry.  During his nearly 20-year career at PepsiCo, he helped revolutionize packaging for the company’s leading snack chip brands, including Doritos, Cheetos, Fritos and Lays, leading to increased product quality, sales, revenues and cost savings. The lead inventor on more than 40 patents for packaging innovations, Tony's accomplishments include leading the transition from clear to metallized packaging and developing the first 100 percent compostable snack package.

Most recently, Tony worked as a consultant helping companies of all sizes with product development, new technology applications and material and equipment selection.

In his role as VP for Customer Success, Tony will assist customers from their initial MATS product run through production line implementation and ongoing product growth, providing consultation on a range of issues from brand development, product size and packaging, price point and go-to-market strategies.