Tasty argument: Just Eat CTO will be in Dublin to explore the future of food

21 Mar 2017

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Entrepreneurs and innovators invited to explore food tech innovation.

Fernando Fanton, the chief product and technology officer of online food delivery service Just Eat, will take the stage alongside the founders of Food Cloud and Bizimply at a working lunch on the future of food innovation in Dublin next week.

Open to food industry people, entrepreneurs and innovators, the event will showcase some of the latest technology innovations being trialled in the food industry.

Over the course of a working lunch, Just Eat will be showcasing how it is providing more choice for customers through a range of technologies, including Xbox One, HoloLens, Amazon Alexa and Apple TV.


Food for thought

A panel discussion chaired by Siliconrepublic.com editor John Kennedy will feature Just Eat chief product and technology officer Fernando Fanton, FoodCloud CEO Iseult Ward, Digital Hub CEO Fiach Mac Conghail and the CEO of Bizimply, Gerard Forde.

Just Eat, which operates in 13 markets around the globe, aims to revolutionise the way people order and enjoy food. The Just Eat app has been downloaded over 850,000 times in Ireland since it was launched. Over 80pc of customers now order via the app and on mobile devices.

The company introduced a brand refresh in 2017, which reflects the amplified focus on food discovery, inspiring consumers to make new choices and explore the range of cuisine types.

The event will take place at the Digital Depot, Roe Lane, in the Digital Hub, Dublin 8, between 1pm and 3pm on Wednesday 29 March.

Spaces for the event will be limited, so early registration is advised by emailing rsvp@just-eat.ie.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years