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Keren is the co-founder & VP Product at Clanz, which developed the first and only audio-based solution to keep human interactions secure, in at-risk environments, like the long-term care industry.
She holds an M.A. in Gerontology and spent several years working with older adults in the non-profit sector, prior to her transition into the Age-Tech industry.
She was employee #1 at Intuition Robotics – the startup behind ElliQ, the world’s first social robot designed with and for older adults.
Named one of the most influential people in aging by Next Avenue, Keren founded TheGerontechnologist.com, a website covering the Age-Tech ecosystem. Her work was featured in several prominent publications, and she is also a public speaker and consultant for startups and investors.

Keren Etkin

Co-founder & VP Product at Clanz, founder of TheGerontechnologist.com
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English, Hebrew
Tel Aviv, Israel
Can also give an online talk/webinar
Paid only. Contact speaker for pricing!


Who Said Older Adults Don't Like Technology?

Inspirational, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

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The world’s population is aging

People all over the world are having less babies and living longer. By 2050, the number of people over 60 is expected to reach 2.1 billion- nearly a quarter of the world’s population. This massive increase in the percentage of older adults within the population means that there will be fewer younger adults to support them.

Contrary to common belief, most older adults hold a positive perception of technology. Many are eager to learn new tech skills- as long as they find them useful.

The talk covers the following topics:

What is the longevity economy and why should you care about it?

So what are the obstacles on the way to adoption of new technology by older people?

What do older people need?

What is Age-Tech?

And more - depending on the audience.

Topics covered on TheGerontechnologist.com

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Product, General

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• Intro to Age-Tech
• The Challenges of Aging & How Tech Can Help
• Trends and Opportunities in the Longevity Economy
• Aging & Innovation in Startup Nation
• Global Aging Innovation
• Tech for Caregivers
• Tech for Care-Organizations

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