Mary Furlong, Ed.D., President and CEO of Mary Furlong & Associates (MFA), is a leading authority on the longevity marketplace. Social and serial entrepreneur, founder of SeniorNet (1986), ThirdAge Media (1996), and MFA (2002), through her three companies Mary has secured over $135 million in venture financing and corporate sponsorships for companies with products and services to serve the needs of the boomer/senior marketplace. She is a past winner of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Top 100 Women of Influence award and the author of Turning Silver into Gold: How to Profit in the New Boomer Marketplace.
For the past 13 years, Mary has produced the industry-leading What’s Next Boomer Business Summit and the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit. She has appeared on NBC, CBS, and NPR and is an advisor to the Ziegler LinkAage Longevity Fund, LP.
MFA’s private client practice is comprised of many of the leading startups and corporations in the longevity marketplace. She also serves as an adjunct professor, focusing on entrepreneurship and women in leadership at the Leavey School of Business in Santa Clara, CA.