Advisory Board

Cyber-Seniors is supported by a 10-member Advisory Board whose role is to:

  • Provide introductions to strategic partners and sponsors.
  • Enhance visibility of the organization world-wide.
  • Assist in developing effective communication strategies.
  • Offer recommendations and guidance on growth strategy.
Luke Zukowski, Chair

Advisory Board member Luke Zukowski

Research Director, Founding Partner, Reveal Research; Managing Consultant, Partner, RevealMax

Luke is a veteran entrepreneur, researcher and ethical leader with an 18-year record of delighting clients in Market Research, IT, and Business Consultation. He is a critical thinker known for opportunity identification, proactive risk management, and creative solutions. His most recent venture, RevealMax, develops and delivers senior-focused technology courses, training, onsite and remote support through partnerships with community centers, senior living facilities and places of worship.
Luke’s years of service on boards of directors, advisory and change control boards conferred experience in fostering stakeholder consensus by translating visions into clear, achievable, win-win objectives.
His extensive volunteer experience in the area of economic development includes design and facilitation of business courses and mentorship of aspiring entrepreneurs. Luke holds a Masters degree in Business Administration, as well as a Chartered Manager designation. He is a member of the Project Management Institute and the Canadian Institute of Management.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukezukowski/

Jeff Hoffman

Advisory Board member Jeff Hoffman

Vice President, Head of Digital & Technology @ Best Buy Health

Jeff Hoffman serves as Chief Digital & Technology Officer for Best Buy Health.  In this role, Jeff has responsibility for technology strategy, product management, engineering, architecture, and data science in support of Best Buy’s increasing focus on Health to help enrich and save lives through technology and meaningful connections.  Jeff brings to this role a passion for developing digital-first and human-delivered solutions that significantly improve access to and quality of care to senior citizens and individuals with chronic conditions as well as greater visibility and peace of mind to those who care for these individuals.

Prior to joining Best Buy, Jeff spent over 10 years at CVS Health, a Fortune 5 pharmacy services and integrated healthcare company.  Jeff served as an executive within Strategy and Corporate Development first 4 years at CVS Health and as Chief Digital Officer & Head of Product for CVS Health’s Pharmacy business units during his last 6+ years there.  In that capacity, Jeff had responsibility for Digital strategy, product management, operations, and customer success among others for the company’s pharmacy businesses totaling $13B of digital revenue.

Prior to joining CVS Health, Jeff was a retail health care strategy consultant for over a decade, most recently with Monitor Group (now part of Deloitte Consulting) in Los Angeles and with Putnam Associates in Boston prior to that.

Jeff received his MBA in Strategy and Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Spanish from Tufts University.

Jeff lives in the suburbs of Boston with his wife Jules (she/her), 12-year-old daughter Olivia (she/her), and 8-month-old pandemic puppy Charley (she/her).

Scott Code

Advisory Board member Scott Code

Associate Director, LeadingAge CAST

Scott shapes and executes LeadingAge CAST’s strategies and work plans to expand and lead CAST’s network. He is responsible for increasing CAST’s exposure and coordinating technology initiatives that aim to identify barriers and opportunities to facilitate the use of technology in an aging society, including coordinating state-level activities in partnership with LeadingAge’s State Affiliates.

Prior to joining LeadingAge CAST, Scott spent 7 years at SelfHelp Community Services in NY. Scott has become an expert in leveraging technology to help older adults stay independent and socially engaged. Scott has master’s degrees in gerontology and business, providing him with the ability to both evaluate and implement new technology across the care continuum. Scott’s most recognized program, SelfHelp’s Virtual Senior Center founded in partnership with Microsoft and New York City, provided unique programs for New York City’s senior citizens and garnered both national and international attention.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-code-mba-1598881b/

Maureen Feldman

Advisory Board member Maureen Feldman

Director, Social Isolation Impact Project at The Motion Picture & Television Fund; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Los Angeles Pierce College

For over a decade Maureen has focused on developing methods to enhance social connectivity in the older adult population. As Director of the Social Isolation Impact Project for The Motion Picture Television Fund she has built and manages the deployment of The Daily Call Sheet; a low-cost, high-touch, volunteer-based social connectivity program designed for those suffering from, or at elevated risk of, loneliness and social isolation.  Working in conjunction with the AARP Foundation, she has developed a ‘tool-kit’ model that will be replicated and scaled for broader impact. Additionally, directing and implementing a second pilot with Uniper Care to explore innovative technology solutions for the most isolated homebound seniors. She has conducted research, created training videos on cross-generational communications, and presented on the impact of social isolation and loneliness at numerous conferences.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-feldman-aa4a8013/

Aralynn McMane

Advisory Board member Aralynn McMane

CEO, Aralynn A. A. McMane Connections (international advisory service on youth & news media), founder, Global Youth & News Media Prize

Aralynn creates and advocates intergenerational experiences around the world to reinforce media literacy, especially through a journalistic prism.

Previously, Aralynn was the Executive Director of Youth Engagement & News Literacy (21 years), and a journalism reporter, editor, researcher, and professor (15 years). She holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University Bloomington, an MA from S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and a BA from University at Albany, SUNY.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aralynnmcmane/

Greg Phelps

Advisory Board member Greg Phelps

Professor of Communication, Lindsey Wilson College

Greg is also Dean of the School of Business and Communication, and Director of the LWC Center for Public Life. He has four decades of experience in higher education, all at faith-based, non-profit institutions in administrative and instructional capacities. He is a Director on the Board of the National Exchange Carrier Association, which provides data and financial services to the U.S. telecommunications industry. He has taught several upper-level college courses on intergenerational communications.

https://www.lindsey.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/Communication/Faculty.cfm

Matt Krieger

Advisory Board member Matt Krieger

VP of Technology, Cober Inc.

Matthew is a technologist and executive with experience in IT, manufacturing and publishing.  He is VP of Technology for Cober, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial heating systems, and previously held senior IT leadership positions at Time and Reader’s Digest Association. Matt is President of the Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation non-profit, serves on the advisory board of the Baruch College Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, provides Chief Technology Officer guidance for TeenSmart International and is a frequent presenter on topics of business and technology.  Matt is also creator of Whysper, a platform allowing the consumption of web content as text-to-speech podcasts.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewkrieger/

Ravi Bala

Advisory Board member Ravi Bala

Co-Founder, HealthSignals, LLC

Ravi is the Chair of Capital for Good, and a Board member of the Girls First Fund. His goal is to provide medical grade Wi-Fi, phone and cellular service across campus. He runs a Facebook group called Senior Living Innovation Center. Previously he was on the Board of Startup Corp (startupcorps.org), which brings entrepreneurship programs to high schools.

https://www.capitalforgood.org/board-of-directors

Denise Corson

Advisory Board member Denise Corson

Program Coordinator, Rhode Island Department of Human Services’ Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan (ATEL) Program

The ATEL Program provides free landline and wireless technology to low-income individuals with disabilities. Kimberly is a graduate of the University of RI – College of Business. She is a Member of the Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program Association (TEDPA) and the Assistive Technology Access Partnership (ATAP Partner).

https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-corson-882588ab/