Gil Horsky takes a retrospective look at this year’s DLD (Digital Life Design) Conference, the annual technology and innovation festival hosted in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Embarking on its fifth year, the DLD conference was marked by events across the country’s capital and hosted over 5,000 global attendees, including Horsky, 106 international delegations and over 100 festival events throughout Tel-Aviv. This year’s conference included panels on a variety of topics including: Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Drones, Gaming.
DLD organisers had extended this year’s event to also focus on food and agtech (agriculture technology), acknowledging Israel’s “world-leading approach to the future of food production and development”.
As well as Horsky, a number of international delegates formed the FoodTech & Agtech panel including Yossi Dan, Chief Innovation Officer, Challengy as panel moderator, and participants Adi Vagman venture investor and Managing Partner of AgriNation, Jens Köster European Startup Sales Expert, Gil Meron from Finistere Ventures along with other industry leaders.
Speaking on the key areas covered during the panel discussion in addition to the wider festival, Horsky says: “The inclusion of food and agtech here shows how far DLD has come since its inception and how it continues to expand beyond more niche areas of digital technology.”
Horsky, who is leading innovation in Mondelez on Chocolate brands: Milka, Cadbury & Tobleroneand concludes: “Agriculture and food is changing and evolving at an ever more dynamic rate. Today’s customers are concerned with how their food is developed, grown and distributed.”
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Gil Horsky is a Global Innovation Platform lead at Mondelēz International, the world’s biggest snacking company. His passion is growing brands and creating innovative products that will delight consumers around the globe. Throughout his career, Horsky has had the privilege to work on some of the most iconic global brands: Milka, Cadbury, Toblerone, Pepsi, Quaker Oats & Tropicana