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The Future of Food Could Make Kitchens and Grocery Stores Obsolete 

 

I really think there will be an end to grocery stores as we know them.”

David Kraft, Global Head of Innovation Services of Xinova

 

Talking Ovens. Grocery Store Ghost towns.  The future of food is unknown, but David Kraft at this year’s Smart Kitchen Summit predicts the end of traditional grocery stores. Read More

 The Smart Kitchen Summit {SKS} is the leading foodtech event in North America. Entering its fifth year, SKS will be better than ever as it brings together leaders across the food and cooking ecosystems to discover new technologies, explore solutions and models that are working and catalyze partnerships and collaboration across the food value chain. Smart food has recently become the focus of the industry.

 

David Kraft 

Global Head of Innovation Services

David Kraft

David Kraft is Global Head of Innovation Services at Xinova, leading collaborations with corporate partners and supporting the development of Xinova’s innovator network. He has led technology initiatives across several industry sectors, within start-ups and Fortune 500 firms, to develop growth strategies, manage technology integrations and lead transformative changes for Xinova’s clients. He helps Xinova’s clients achieve their innovation goals by delivering a sustainable platform for innovation services that includes technology sourcing, development, and IP creation.

David brings over 20 years’ experience in program and project management, business operations, innovation, and technology commercialization. Before joining Xinova, he was Sr. Director at Intellectual Ventures leading project and portfolio development for the Invention Development Fund. David held the position of Vice President, Business Planning & Operations at Washington Mutual, leading strategy development and program execution across the organization.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College (USA), a Masters in Business Administration from Griffith University (Australia), he is a certified project manager (University of Washington, USA), with additional experience leading six sigma, lean start-up and design thinking initiatives.

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