Proactive Care That Empowers Independence & Wellness with Dor Skuler, CEO & Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics
How do we empower older adults to live happier, healthier, and more independent lives at home?
My guest this week is Dor Skuler, he is the CEO and Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics. ElliQ is a proactive care companion for older adults. ElliQ is a voice-operated device that is empathetic, offers companionship, wellness support, and much more that we'll talk about today.
This is an extensive conversation around addressing loneliness, social isolation, and social determinants of health that many older adults experience. After many years of research, with and for older adults, we have a look at how ElliQ offers encouragement and support while strengthening the relationship with our loved ones. ElliQ allows families to focus on those uniquely human connections and interactions while providing proactive care. Thank you, Dor, for your passion in creating a product with high social impact.
In fighting the loneliness epidemic, ElliQ is partnering with the state of New York and New York State Office for the Aging to equip older adults with robot companions. Read more about this exciting partnership HERE.
Dor shares about:
The story of ElliQ
The landscape of loneliness and isolation for older adults
The extensive research to tackle the challenges of aging & social determinants of health
How ElliQ supports social connections with our loved ones & brings people together
The unique features that make ElliQ feel like a real companion and it's ease of use
ElliQ's empathetic nature and proactive focus
Who ElliQ is the perfect fit for
The importance of privacy and consent
What exciting partnerships are taking place with ElliQ
The investment opportunities and challenges for AgeTech
ElliQ users success story
About Intuition Robotics & Dor Skuler
Intuition Robotics is on a mission to empower older adults to live happier, healthier and more independent lives at home. The company’s award winning product, ElliQ®, is a proactive care companion for older adults. ElliQ, which has spent more than 35,000 days in the homes of older adults, helps keep users healthy, engaged, and informed, while alleviating the effects of loneliness and social isolation. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Tel Aviv with offices in San Francisco and Athens. Intuition Robotics’ investors include: Toyota Ventures, Samsung NEXT, iRobot, and Venture Capital firms from California, Israel, Japan, and China.
To learn more, please visit ElliQ.com.
A serial entrepreneur, Dor Skuler has co-founded five ventures, the most recent being Intuition Robotics, following his passion to develop artificial intelligence-driven robotics that address major social issues of the 21st century. Having trained in Israel’s elite military intelligence unit 8200, Dor made a mark on interactive broadcast technology with Zing Interactive Media (acquired by Invesco, NASDAQ: IVZ) and security software through Safend (acquired by Wave Systems Corp, NASDAQ: WAVX). Dor then joined Alcatel-Lucent to create and lead innovative ventures, most notably Cloudband (NYSE:ALU), the world’s first platform for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), cited by Nokia as a major motive to purchasing the French- American telecoms giant. As Senior Vice President at Alcatel-Lucent, Dor was a regular speaker on the telecoms circuit, frequently cited in the media and made the Global Telecom Business ’40 under 40’ list in 2009, 2011 and 2013.
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