Joseph Coughlin

Joseph Coughlin
  • Director, MIT AgeLab
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

PhD. Formerly with EG&G. Currently, Director, MIT AgeLab; research provides insights on how demographic change, tech., social trends & consumer behaviour will converge to drive future innovations in business & gov't; teaches policy and systems innovation. Behavioral Sciences Fellow, Gerontological Society of America; Fellow, Switzerland's World Demographics & Ageing Forum. Served on numerous advisory boards. Worked with governments in Asia and EU, World Economic Forum, OECD and Council on Foreign Relations on demographic change, tech. and strategic advantage. Author of online publication Disruptive Demographics. Has been featured on ABC News, BBC, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, NBC's Today Show, Dr. Oz, News Asia, Economist, Financial Times, The Straights Times, NY Times, WSJ, and others. Recipient of honours and awards, incl.: 100 Most Creative People in Business, Fast Company Magazine; one of 12 pioneers inventing the future of retirement and how we will all live, work and play tomorrow, Wall Street Journal.