Laurie M. Orlov, a tech industry veteran, writer, and speaker is the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch, providing thought leadership, analysis and guidance. In her previous career, Laurie spent many years in the technology industry, first as a CIO and then at analyst firm Forrester Research. Her analysis and trends commentary have been presented in the Journal of Geriatric Care Management. Her perspectives have been quoted in Business Week, Forbes, Kiplinger, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. Clients have included AARP, Microsoft, Novartis, J&J, United Healthcare, CDW, Bose, Cox Communications, and Philips. Her latest reports include the Future of Voice First Technology and Older Adults, and an updated Market Overview of Technology for Aging in Place, both published in 2018. The site was selected as one of CDW’s Top 50 Health IT Blogs in 2016 and in September 2017, she was named one of the Top 50 Influencers in Aging by Next Avenue.