Companies Must Provide the Goods and Services that Boomers and Mature Want..Stop Looking at us as if we are all patients! Guest: Susan Golden–Stage, Not Age

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Dr. Susan W. Golden is an expert on innovation and the unique entrepreneurial opportunities that longer lives, and the growing $22 trillion longevity economy present. She stands for a change in the way products and services are provided to us as we age and innovation in new businesses that could change our lives in healthcare, caregiving, leisure, and work.


We talk about all this and Susan’s journey of how she retooled to take leadership in this field.

Susan is the Director of the dciX Impact Initiative at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI). She teaches at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Also, she serves as a mentor and advisor to the Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator and a thought leader partner to Pivotal Ventures on their caregiving innovation initiatives.


Susan advises startups and companies on their longevity strategies. Her career includes time spent in venture capital, public health, and life sciences, which provides her with a multidimensional, multidisciplinary perspective on longevity opportunities.


Dr. Golden is an example of Stage (Not Age) thinking and is living a multistage life. She received a doctorate in science from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, attended Harvard Business School’s program for management development, and was a 2016 Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute fellow.