Theodora (Theo) Lau seeks to spark innovation in the public and private sectors for the benefits of 50-plus cohort. She focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of financial institutions, corporations, startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and accelerators to better address the unmet needs of older adults. As part of her work, she regularly advises startups in both financial services and healthcare/caregiving space, as well as recommends startups for accelerator programs. Theo was named one of 44 "2017 Innovators to Watch" by Bank Innovation, ranked No. 2 Top FinTech Influencers by Onalytica, along with being top AI and Digital Transformation Infuencers, and named LinkedIn Top Voices for Economy and Finance. Theo has over 20 years of experience in championing and executing multi-million dollar programs and solutions to Fortune 100 clients worldwide. As an experienced strategist with a proven track record, Theo program managed and delivered end-to-end quality services to next generation wireless technology and telehealth providers, implementing customer-impacting initiatives across functional teams and geographic locations. Theo is a speaker and guest contributor for various top industry events and publications, including Finovate, American Banker, Financial Brand, Financial Revolutionist, and Irish Tech News. She has been featured on various podcasts by Breaking Banks, American Banker, Bank Innovation, and INV Filter. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and a Master of Science in Project Management from George Washington University.