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Presented by Aging2.0 Boston in Collaboration with the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) and Babson College:
Calling all innovators! At this event, key players in the aging services sector who are designing, creating, bankrolling and using technologies to help family caregivers, professional caregivers, agencies and others in senior care, will discuss what they see as pressing problems in caregiving, how they’ve approached them and the opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators. After the panel presents its “Passionate Problems,” entrepreneurs and others in the audience can ask questions, offer recommendations and connect directly with these key players and others.
Reverse Pitch Line-up:
• Sally Abrahms (Moderator), Award-Winning Writer Focusing on 50+
• Andy Miller, SVP Innovation and Product Development, AARP
• Chetan Parekh, Associate Brand Director & Innovation Portfolio Leader, Procter and Gamble
• Leigh Anne Capello, SVP Brand Strategy and Marketing, Benchmark Senior Living
• Peter Ross, CEO and Co-Founder, Senior Helpers
Refreshments will be served.
Use the building entrance for Babson Boston at 100 High Street, Boston, MA 02210. You will be directed to the 9th Floor from the lobby at 100 High Street.
Please note you will need a photo ID for registration and admittance to the building.
Park in Post Office Square Garage
Aging2.0 Boston is Proud to Present This Event In Collaboration with MeHI and Babson College
Through the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative’s Aging and Caregiving Marketplace, the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) has been working with closely with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Administration to advance the digital health ecosystem and explore how these new technologies can improve healthcare in the Commonwealth.
We have been working with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and Secretary Bonner on a Healthy Aging and Caregiver initiative to identify some key problems for organizations and individuals that serve older adults with complex care needs where technology could be most useful in providing solutions that are both likely to make an impact and that fit into providers’ business models. There are many digital health entrepreneurs here in Massachusetts that are working on developing aging solutions, and we want to make sure these tech innovations are solving the real world challenges faced by long term care providers and the seniors they serve.
About Babson College:
An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). In the 2015–2016 academic year, more than 2,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students are attending Babson, representing more than 80 countries.
MA Secretary of Elder Affairs
Procter & Gamble
Innovation Portfolio Leader
Benchmark Senior Living
Chetan Parekh leads a portfolio of new startups in the space of Aging and Caregiving under P&G Ventures, P&G’s new brand creation arm. Prior to this role, Chetan has led businesses and $1B+ brands across multiple categories including Skin Care, Health Care, and Oral Care, delivering significant and sustained business growth over 13 years. Chetan’s work has spanned the spectrum from upstream innovation (Managing Crest/ Oral-B’s global innovation portfolio & global advertising campaign development) to running a going business (P/L responsibility for Olay Skincare) to leading marketing for P&G’s Health & Wellness portfolio on the Walmart team. Chetan has an MBA from Yale School of Management, and BS in Instrumentation & Controls Engineering from University of Mumbai. Prior to P&G, Chetan worked as a Management Consultant for CGI, where he advised large public sector organizations and universities on improving operational effectiveness and organizational design.
National Writer on Age 50+ Topics
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