Katy Fike is a founding partner of Generator Ventures and co-founder of Aging2.0, a global innovation network. Katy is a PhD gerontologist, former investment banker and systems engineer. Recently named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, Katy is a sought after speaker on topics related to innovation and aging and has been featured in national media including NPR, PBS NewsHour, Bloomberg TV, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, TIME, TechCrunch and Huffington Post.
Katy has taken the stage at conferences such as South by Southwest, Consumer Electronics Show, Boomer Venture Summit, American Senior Housing Association, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Senior Living 100. Katy earned her doctorate in gerontology from the USC Davis School of Gerontology and her undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from University of Virginia. Katy has taught Gerontology at the university level and her research on care transitions has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at several national conferences.