Michael Silverstein: The future of food

About this talk: As Asian diets increasingly shift to resemble typical western fare, the food supply chain will be challenged to keep pace with demand. Michael Silverstein reveals the trends in motion and offers strategic ideas for planning to address the challenge.

About this speaker

Since joining BCG in 1980, Michael has served in a number of leadership roles, most recently as leader of BCG’s client service initiative and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He was previously the global leader of BCG’s consumer practice. Michael specializes in helping large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. He is the author and co-author of “Trading Up,” “Treasure Hunt,” “Women Want More,” and “The $10 Trillion Prize” on the newly affluent class in China and India.

About this event

TED@BCG was an event produced by TED in conjunction with our partner, the Boston Consulting Group. The event gathered together leaders from business, academia, and society who have been at the forefront of change and transformation. The TED@BCG series of events were held in Singapore and San Francisco in October 2013.