Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Katy Fike

Founding Partner, Generator Ventures; Co-Founder, Aging2.0


Katy Fike is a founding partner of Generator Ventures and co-founder of Aging2.0, a global innovation network. A gerontologist, former investment banker and systems engineer, she was recently named among Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business. Fike frequently speaks on topics related to innovation and aging. She has been featured in media outlets such as NPR, PBS NewsHour, Bloomberg TV, the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Time, TechCrunch and the Huffington Post. She also has spoken at conferences such as South by Southwest, Consumer Electronics Show, Boomer Venture Summit, American Senior Housing Association, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Senior Living 100. Fike has taught gerontology at the university level and her research on care transitions has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national conferences. She holds an undergraduate degree in systems engineering from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in gerontology from the USC Davis School of Gerontology.


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