Bernhard Kowatsch

Head of the Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme

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Bernhard Kowatsch is Head of the Innovation Accelerator at the United Nations World FoodProgramme (WFP). The Innovation Accelerator aims to accelerate disruptive innovations to reach a world without hunger supporting entrepreneurs and startups through a human-centered design and a lean startup approach. Innovations include blockchain, agri-tech, global connectivity and Artificial Intelligence. Previously, Bernhard co-founded the ShareTheMeal app, built up WFP’s Business Innovation team and worked as Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for global tech and industrial goods companies.