WHEN: Thursday October 28th, 2pm EDT (1p CT).
WHAT: Solving the Conundrum of Aging in Place Safely- Liddy Manson from BeClose speaks
WHY: Problem solving issues the Aging Technology industry faces in educating consumers about how to age in place safely and successfully.
Topic Description: Liddy will share a brief background on BeClose and then speak on what she is seeing in the marketplace about aging in place trends. She will also share how to impress upon the elderly and workers in the elder space that safety mechanisms are as critical to successful aging in place as seatbelts are to driving.
About Liddy Manson:
Liddy is a seasoned technology and interactive media executive with 20 years of experience working with premier technology and information brands. Before joining BeClose, she served as CEO of DigitalSports, a web service providing detailed information and coverage of high school sports throughout the country. Prior to DigitalSports, she served as the Chief Operating Officer of Freewebs Inc., a venture backed, early-stage Internet company focused on user-generated content and social publishing. Previously, Liddy spent nine years as Vice President and General Manager at Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, the online subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. In those years she served in both functional roles (sales, marketing, business development) and ran the largest P&L at the company, Local Commercial Products and Online Classifieds. Liddy holds an MBA and Certificate in Public Management from Stanford University and a BA in Music from Yale University. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, three children and a boisterous Irish setter.