15 YEARS AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER
ON STAGES & SCREENS

An award-winning executive and speaker, David von Laskowski has extensive experience in digital transformation, strategy formation, change and organizational development. He is a highly committed and action-oriented leader with an exceptional and well-documented ability to unite people towards a common goal.

David is a highly engaging speaker, a business and tech visionary that delivers presentations rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge. He provides keynotes on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses, on digitalization and on sustainability.  

We are living in an era of change and transformation. Businesses are having to swiftly adapt to meet ever-shifting consumer demands. To keep up and stay competitive, they must recognize sustainability as a strategic priority, and they must use technology to transform their operations. Nowadays, digitalization is the driving force behind the global business landscape.

“New technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation provides businesses with opportunities they have never had before. Their ability to adapt and implement these technologies in the organization will be vital to their success.” 
                - David von Laskowski

A SELECTION OF ACHIEVEMENTS:

David von Laskowski has broad experience from different industries and organizations. He has held CEO and C-level positions in several successful international companies operating in retail. 

Group president and CEO of Greenfood and food tech pioneer Picadeli
President & Group CEO, Candyking – Europe’s largest P&M confectionery company
CEO Visma Retail – Nordic’s largest IT Retail company
Numerous board positions in public & private equity owned companies
Research Leader at Stockholm School of Economics for a research project studying value creation in Private Equity owned companies
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Strategic Management Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Columbia University and Stockholm School of Economics.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Major in Business Strategy Stockholm University

David von Laskowski

A SELECTION OF PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS, PANELS DEBATES AND KEYNOTES

The Omnichannel Foodservice Conference, London Dec 2022
David von Laskowski shared the stage together with British giants such as Pret A Mangeritsu and Leon, discussing future trends, technology powering digital ordering and retail product innovation. The conference was co-hosted by the major UK grocery retail trade news The Grocer
Topic: Foodtech, Sustainability, Innovation, Healthy convenience food

SIAL Paris, Sep 2022
One of the world’s largest food industry events* and David von Laskowski was invited to do a Keynote speech emphasizing the conference overarching theme “Own the change”. Showcasing how Greenfood in general, and Picadeli in particular is raising the bar on democratizing healthy sustainable food–one salad bowl at a time.
Topic: Foodtech, Plant forward future retail, democratizing public health
*some 6.000 exhibitors, with an attendance of 265 000 professionals from over 200 countries.

IGD LIVE – LONDON, UK
IGD Live is a conference dedicated to digital commerce, category management, wholesale, convenience retailing and food-to-go in one location. It focuses on the commercial issues affecting the industry today and, in the future, to help attendees unlock growth for their organization.
Topic: Food tech, Technology

World Climate Summit - The Investment COP – MADRID, SPAIN
For COP 25, world leaders meet in Spain's capital to negotiate higher climate ambitions for the world's countries. Greenfood's chief executive David von Laskowski was invited to participate in a panel debate during the World Climate Summit, COP's leading platform for discussing business initiatives and investments to combat climate change.
Topic: Sustainability, biodiversity

Fruit Logistica, Europe’s leading trade fair for fruit and vegetables – BERLIN, GERMANY
Fruit Logistica is an industry leading event that attracts more than 80,000 visitors and more than 3,000 exhibitors. 
Topic: sustainability, technology, plant-based food

KEYNOTE TOPICS

FOOD TECH 
Reinventing the salad bar into an AI-driven food tech revolution
Through rapid expansion, Picadeli has established itself as a market leader in Europe. Today, the company uses artificial intelligence to operate over 2000 salad bars across Europe and the U.S.

Tackling food waste with artificial intelligence and circular product development  
Food waste is a massive waste of resources. By developing innovative technology solutions powered by artificial intelligence and maximizing the use of raw materials, Greenfood has managed to reduce its own and its customers' food waste.

GREEN CONVENIENCE
Why plant-based convenience food is the future 
Picadeli’s vision is to create a world where fast food is the opposite of junk food, and people are given opportunities to eat smarter and healthier while doing so in a convenient way. With the aid of the latest technology, smarter logistics and an innovative plant-based assortment, Picadeli is democratizing healthy food across Europe.

SUSTAINABILITY

Tackling food waste with artificial intelligence and circular product development
Food waste is a massive waste of resources. By developing innovative technology solutions powered by artificial intelligence and maximizing the use of raw materials, Greenfood has managed to reduce its own and its customers' food waste.

Other popular topics: | Food tech and digitalisation | What it takes to be at the forefront of sustainability | The 20’s - a new era for convenience | Driving organic growth | Strategy formation, change and organizational development | How to unite people towards a common goal | Value creation in Private Equity owned companies |

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