GC2017 program det
Food Investors and Innovators Inspiring a Health Revolution
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Dayton
   
   

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

Speakers
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

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?