Joseph F. Coughlin

A Pioneer Inventing The Future Of Retirement At The MIT AgeLab

Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, Director of the MIT AgeLab, is one of “12 pioneers inventing the future of retirement and how we will all live, work, and play tomorrow," according to the Wall Street Journal. His revolutionary research provides insights into how the convergence of demographic change, technology, social trends, and consumer behavior will drive future innovations in business and government. 

Cottman also teaches policy and systems innovation in MIT's Department of Urban Studies & Planning, and teaches in its Sloan School of Management Executive Education Program. He is author of the online publication "Disruptive Demographics", and a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch. Coughlin’s influential work is known around the world and has been featured in many media outlets.