Harvard Business School presents Our Aging Market: Why Businesses Need to Respond

Mar 5 - 6, 2015, 8:00 PM (EST)

The first Grand Forum of the year brings together industry leaders and experts from across America and multiple disciplines to discuss the Aging Market including success stories, trends and predictions.
$15 trillion dollars. Just under the GDP of the EU? Sure, but for businesses, it also represents the purchasing power of the Aging Market. The US will soon undergo an aging explosion and businesses are preparing now to respond.
We will be joined by leaders from P&G, Clorox, CVS, The Hartford, the EPA, Caregiving.com, Making Care Easier, Merrill Lynch, the Family Caregiver Alliance, noted experts in the space, and thought leaders from MIT and HBS. The opening panel will be led by Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin, Director of the world-renowned MIT AgeLab. Afterward, we will break out into smaller groups to talk more with the distinguished leaders joining us. Noted speakers joining us:
  • Dr. Jane Barlow, CVS, Associate Chief Medical Officer
  • Denise Brown, Founder Caregiving.com 
  • Matthew J. Doyle, Ph.D., P&G, Director of Global Human Science and Sustainabilty and founder of the LiveWell Collaborative
  • Julie Fry, Founder of Making Care Easier
  • Ping Hao, President of the Board, Family Caregiver Alliance 
  • Linda Hill, Harvard Business School Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration, Faculty Chair of the Leadership Initiative 
  • Sarbjit Nahal, Merrill Lynch head of Thematic Research
  • Jodi Olshevski, Executive Director, The Hartford Center for Mature  Market Excellence
  • Kathy Sykes, Senior Advisor for Aging and Sustainability, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Shaunte Mears Watkins, Clorox Care Concepts
Additional Speakers:
  • Ben Brandes, Grant Thornton, LLP, National Director of Private Equity
  • Katy Fike, Founder of Aging2.0
  • Tom Grape, CEO of Benchmark Senior Living
  • Jacquelyn Kung, Co-founder ClearCare and Novel Senior Services
  • David Rosenthal, Partner, Nixon Peabody
  • Marc Zablatsky, General Manager, AiSquared
  • Richard Ziemianski, Founder, CEO Integrity Advisors (Blue Cross Blue Shield Senior Agent)


March 5 - 6
8:00 PM (EST)


HBS, Spangler 60 Harvard Way
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