Global Conference 2017

The food industry is changing rapidly. While many of the biggest food companies are looking to shift gears to meet evolving consumer preferences and needs, innovative new companies and investors have emerged as leaders in the space. Amid calls for greater transparency, a crippling obesity crisis, and the continued need to feed the world's hungry, these innovators are both doing well and doing good while transforming the global food system.

  • Where are the best opportunities in the $18-trillion "seed to fork" food industry?
  • How are investors and entrepreneurs fueling innovations to satisfy the desire for healthier options?
  • How can corporations and investors can get a taste of the profits produced by the healthy food movement?
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Ryan Shadrick Wilson

Senior Advisor, Milken Institute; Former Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel, Partnership for a Healthier America


Arian Foster

Founder, Arian Foster Family Foundation; Former NFL Player

Kara Roell

Co-Founder and Managing Director, VMG Partners

James Rogers

CEO and Science Director, Apeel Sciences

Patrick Smith

Founder and CEO, Power Supply Collective

Adam Waglay

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Butterfly Equity

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