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The Aging2.0 Global Innovation Showcase is an opportunity for aging-focused innovators around the world to pitch their product or service and gain international exposure. Pitch events will be hosted by Aging2.0 Chapters across six continents. The winner of each Chapter GIS event will be featured across the Aging2.0 global network and receive complimentary access to The Collective ($5k value).
This event is sponsored by The Wylde! The Wylde is a new urban living concept and community for older active adults with ties to the arts and a global network of design-led properties. Each house offers a blend of private residences and a mixed-use work/play club with appropriately curated content, concierge and healthcare. Members can travel freely between the houses in a timeshare format. The Wylde promises effortlessness, opportunity, exemplary style and respect.
Paul M. Finnegan is the Founder and Managing Partner of North Manitou Partners. Prior to founding NMP, Paul worked as an Investment Associate at Bertram Capital in the consumer and business services sectors, and prior to that was an Analyst in Sponsor Leveraged Finance at Deutsche Bank. Paul currently serves on the board of directors of AUHC LLC (a healthcare services business), AIA Corporation (a provider of business and group purchasing services to a network of independent distributors in the promotional products industry), NCS Global Services LLC (a hardware technology distributor), and Micro Precision LLC (a submarine parts supplier).
Bonnie Mackay is a retail design director and merchandising executive highly skilled in designing, developing and managing brand identities. In her long and storied career that includes tenures at MoMA and Bloomingdale’s, she's impacted an incredible number of well-known brands including MUJI, Alessi, Issey Miyake, UNIQLO, Kartell, Vitra, Moleskine, NUNO, and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Bonnie also serves as an advisor to CEOs, CMOs and other senior retail leaders.
Tasheka O. Brown is a New York-based home care expert, having spent the last 10 years serving her clients and their families directly in their homes, working with people from all creeds, nationalities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Tasheka has mastered the art of homecare, gaining employee of the month recognition at Hometeam Homecare Inc. in 2015, as well as phenomenal recommendations from past clients and their families.
Affectionately called the Chief Credentialing Officer, Lauren is responsible for strategic communications, influencer marketing and credentialing across P&G Ventures. P&G Ventures works with experts, innovators and entrepreneurs to create brands and businesses in product categories where P&G does not provide solutions today. Within this fast-learning, startup-like environment, Lauren and her team are building and experimenting with better ways to use communications in both direct-to-consumer and traditional bricks and mortar businesses. Lauren created the scientific communications organization for P&G over a decade ago and continues to be passionate about using communications to drive connections and deliver business results. Lauren has spent 27 years of her more than 30 year P&G career specializing in skin, hair, and scalp technology. She holds seven patents, has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at scientific and industry meetings. She holds a BS, Chemistry from Miami University and MS, Pharmaceutical Science with a concentration of Cosmetic Science from the University of Cincinnati.
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