2020 Judges

Carrie Shaw works at the intersection of health education and virtual reality storytelling. She is the CEO and founder of Embodied Labs, an immersive training and wellness platform for professional and family caregivers. Carrie holds a Master's of Science in Biomedical Visualization and her work has been featured by The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The History Channel, and CBS National TV show, The Doctors.

Catherine L. Tully is a writer and educator. She has served as an editor, adjunct professor, webmaster, and social media consultant, and is also the author of three ebooks.

Andrew Carle has received national and international recognition for his work in the senior living industry. He currently serves as Adjunct Faculty and Lead Instructor in Senior Living Administration at Georgetown University, in Washington, DC, which offers the only graduate curricula dedicated exclusively to the senior living field. His work has been featured or cited in or on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, CBS News, CNN, PBS, NPR, and U.S. News & World Report, among others, and more than 100 senior housing and aging services industry publications.

Linda Jones is an associate with Mary Furlong & Associates, a leading consulting firm in the healthcare and longevity marketplace and producer of the What’s Next brand of events and the podcast series, What’s Next: Living Longer Better Smarter. Prior to this she was the director of marketing for the American Society on Aging for 18 years. Throughout this time she has studied multiple issues facing older adults and the solutions available to them. She can be reached at

Charles Hillman is an engineer with a BS from MIT and MEng from University of Wisconsin. He has worked in big business (GE) and done his stint in Silicon Valley. Most of his career has been as an entrepreneur starting businesses for consulting in computer-aided-design, Internet provider, and technology for aging. Charlie has been active in his community including president of the School Board, president of his Church Council, and campaign chair of the local United Way. He has three daughters and seven grandchildren.

Shabnam FakhrHosseini is a Postdoctoral Researcher with a PhD in Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors. She has worked on a variety of topics such as distracted driving, in-vehicle auditory displays and gesture interfaces, user acceptance of social robots as companions, and adoption of assistive technology. Before joining the MIT AgeLab, she was a User Researcher at Bose and led projects evaluating usability and user experience for new products. Currently, her research focuses on technology adoption, uncovering unmet needs, and identifying technological solutions in the area of smart home and human-AI interaction.

Tim Rowan has been a student of home care technology since 1993. For five years he was the IT Director at Physicians Home Health Care in Colorado Springs. In 1999, he took over the reins as editor of Home Care Technology Report, which has become the industry's most widely read journal covering technology and regulatory issues for home care providers. In this position, Tim has become the industry's recognized technology expert. He has used that expertise to build a successful consulting practice, helping home health, home care and hospice providers make informed software vendor selections and teaching them how to use online reviews to build their businesses. He recently published his first book, "Entrepreneurial Insanity in the Home Care Business," which is available from Amazon.

Tom Canterino is co-founder and Vice President of Ageless Innovation. He is an innovator, entrepreneur, life-long student of marketing and sales, and on occasion – a teacher of these subjects. Professionally, he is dedicated to achieving growth through new initiatives and the design and execution of innovative marketing and business development programs.

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