How data science and technology can help feed the world

21 Jun 2021
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How data science and technology can help feed the world

21 Jun 2021
About the speaker
  • Priscilla Beal
    Priscilla Beal
    Global Head of Partnerships at Bayer
    As Global Head of Partnerships for Bayer IT, Priscilla Beal's focus is innovation and collaboration with startups, strategic partners and digital thought leaders. Her goal is to deliver new business models, products and strategies for Bayer's patients, consumers and farmers. She says she is "passionate about connecting people who can advance or improve the human condition through partnerships".

Key takeaways

By 2050 there are expected to be 10bn people, and 2bn of these will be over 60.

Most of the impact of climate change has happened in the past 35 years, leading to drought and flooding for farmers.

Every investment needs to be an investment into sustainability.

65% of businesses currently have initiatives to encourage collaboration between data science teams, analytics teams, and the business.