Daniel Skaven Ruben keynote speaker
Daniel Skaven Ruben keynote speaker

Daniel Skaven Ruben

Leading expert on FoodTech and creating a sustainable food system

Speaker Themes

  • The future of food
  • Food and sustainability
  • FoodTech and innovation

Travels from

Stockholm, Sweden


Daniel Skaven Ruben helps advance the future of food in a number of ways. He’s a 10x advisor to — and 30x angel investor in — global FoodTech and AgTech startups. He’s a venture partner / operating advisor to VCs Mudcake (Sweden), Nordic FoodTech VC (Finland) and Blume Equity (UK). He’s a mentor at accelerators Big Idea VenturesKatapult, and Norrsken Accelerator. He’s the Founding Editor of newsletter FoodTech Weekly, and Founding Partner of Solvable Syndicate, which invests in early-stage impact FoodTech and AgTech startups globally.

Daniel was a consultant to The Rockefeller Foundation Food Initiative during 2017-2021, supporting the Foundation’s work to advance a more nourishing and sustainable food system. Daniel has also worked as an expert for the World Bank in Washington D.C. (2015-2016) on issues around technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Prior to that, he served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark in various roles in Stockholm and New York for more than half a decade, helping Danish tech companies to internationalize. 

Daniel holds a BSc in International Business (Copenhagen Business School), an LLM in Public International Law (Stockholm University), and an MSc in Foreign Service (Georgetown University).

For more information of Daniel’s speaking topics, availability and fees, contact leo@vbqspeakers.com.


One of the leading voices in FoodTech and sustainability, Daniel’s speaking topics include:

  • Shifting To A Sustainable Food System
  • How Fixing Food Will Fix The World
  • Why Food Is The Most Exciting Area to Invest In
  • Getting People to Behave: The Art and Science of Driving Better Food Choices

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