Ahead of his participation in the panel discussion, Prince Khaled interviewed with global TV network CNBC
Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of KBW Ventures, took part in a panel discussion entitled ‘Feeding Change: Building a Healthier, More Sustainable Food System’ at the Milken Institute’s 2020 Middle East and Africa Summit.
Ahead of his participation in the panel discussion, Prince Khaled discussed venture-backed companies, KBW Ventures’ portfolio investments, and emerging technologies in the food tech sector with CNBC anchor Hadley Gamble in a live televised interview.
Moderated by James Morgon, Managing Director Europe, Milken Institute, speakers on the panel included HE Mariam Almheiri, UAE Minister of State of Food Security, Mohammad Abu-Ghazaleh, Fresh Del Monte Chairman and CEO, Coller Capital Chief Investment Officer Jeremy Coller, and Michael Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute.
Following the panel discussion, innovator spotlights took place; five companies working on various food security solutions were invited to present their business models to the panelists and the audience: Treasure8, Benson Hill Inc., Intelligent Growth Solutions, ForeLight Inc., and MycoTechnology.
The event, held on February 11-12 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, welcomed more than 1,000 executives, thought leaders, investors, government leaders and philanthropists attended the summit, with the other topics discussed including trade, capital markets, financial inclusion, job creation and gender parity.