Ken Dychtwald


1950 –


Who is Ken Dychtwald?

Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. is a gerontologist, psychologist, educator, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, appeared in numerous films and TV interviews, and is the author of 16 books on aging-related issues. He is also the founder and CEO of Age Wave, a company that conducts benchmark field research and provides consulting services to corporations and non-profits organizations worldwide on a broad range of issues relating to aging populations.

Dychtwald was named the 2013 recipient of the American Society on Aging Leadership Award. The ASA is the largest association of professionals in the field of aging/gerontology. Dychtwald's article in the Harvard Business Review “It’s Time to Retire Retirement” won the first place McKinsey Prize as the best article of the year. A sought-after public speaker, Ken Dychtwald has presented to more than two million people worldwide. He has served as a fellow and presenter at the World Economic Forum in Davos and was a delegate and featured presenter at both the 1995 and 2005 White House Conferences on Aging.

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on July 23, 2013


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