Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas is an accomplished leader of innovation. She serves as a global aging expert advising startups, large corporations and investors, with nearly 20 years dedicated to transforming the aging experience. Sarah has held key leadership positions across the US and Asia, developing and implementing strategic corporate innovation initiatives, including change management. She serves as the Executive-in-Residence at Aging2.0 and a principal consultant in the Nexus Insights firm for aging transformation. She most recently led all commercial activity for Seismic Holdings - a Silicon Valley-based company shaping human potential through integration of apparel and robotics to augment human strength and performance. Sarah’s commercial expertise helped position the organization for esteemed recognition by the World Economic Forum, Fast Company, The Economist and CES.  Prior to Seismic, Sarah led all global innovation for the largest post-acute care provider in the US, Genesis, serving more than 55,000 individuals a day. She combines her Occupational Therapy expertise with her operational, clinical and entrepreneurial experience to inspire global improvements in design and systems innovation worldwide. She designed an innovation center in China as a part of a vitality initiative to improve the health and well-being of global communities. A published author, she serves in multiple advisory positions, sits on numerous boards and is an accomplished keynote speaker on topics like healthy longevity and aging innovations.

Feb 19 - 9:15 AM PST

Keynotes

Designing the Future: Creating Your Own Path Through a Lens of Innovation

Join Sarah Thomas as she shares her non-traditional professional journey that has taken her around the world and made global impact. Learn the many exciting and influential roles a clinician can play in healthcare, technology and beyond.

9:15 AM PST

Friday February 19

Designing the Future: Creating Your Own Path Through a Lens of Innovation

Join Sarah Thomas as she shares her non-traditional professional journey that has taken her around the world and made global impact. Learn the many exciting and influential roles a clinician can play in healthcare, technology and beyond.