35 – Human centered design at age 80 plus with Michael Hughes
Join us with our guest Michael Hughes, a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in aging, technology and health. As the first Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer at United Church Homes, Michael is leading the organization's digital transformation efforts and is always on the lookout for new ways to engage and co-create offerings with residents. With a passion for reducing health and wellness risks, Michael has teamed up with AARP and later HiHelloSura to put residents at the heart of innovation. Tune in as we explore Michael's journey and learn about the impact that human-centered design has had on innovation for the residents of United Church Homes. 👉About Micheal Hughes SEVP and Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer, United Church Homes. Michael joined United Church Homes in November 2021 as its first Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer. His work centers on leading UCH’s digital transformation efforts which includes developing its online platforms, evaluating promising technologies and finding new ways to engage and co-create offerings with its customers. Michael has over 20 years of experience in aging, technology and health. He has held leadership roles at AARP, Surescripts and Senior Helpers and has particular interest in measuring and reducing health and wellness risks associated with social determinants of health. He is also active in the AgeTech space and has advised a number of startups on market entry strategy, UX development and business sustainability through volunteer work with AgeTech accelerators like TechStars. 📣 Get in touch on Linkedin searching for Michael Hughes.
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