19 February 2017
Find-me Technologies, the creator of a wearable device to assist the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia, announced that it is preparing for rapid growth by strengthening the Board with the appointment of global strategist Adam Kossak.
Adam Kossak is an experienced senior executive, lawyer and medical doctor with more than20 years’ experience with some of the world’s leading technology companies. Adam possesses advanced degrees in law (JD), business (MBA) and medicine (MBBS Honours). Adam is a natural problem solver and consensus builder possessing the ability to identify root causes and apply win-win solutions. To date Adam has completed more than 50 business acquisitions and disposals in both legal and commercial capacities.
Adam said, “I am honoured to join the Board of Directors of Find-Me. I look forward to working with fellow Directors and management to help guide this innovative and exciting company to help improve the lives and safety of those suffering with dementia.”
Chair of the Board, Anne-Marie Birkill said, “Adam brings extensive legal, commercial and healthcare sector experience to the Board of Find-me. He has held senior management roles at a number of significant Australian healthcare sector companies including TrakHealth and iSoft and will provide crucial strategic input and support to the Find-me team. We are delighted to welcome him to the Board.”
About Find-me Technologies Carers wearable
The new Find-me Carers wearable is a bespoke product designed around the meeting the needs of those diagnosed with dementia, and the elderly wishing to live independently longer. The Carers wearable can receive incoming calls, from any landline or mobile phone, has a Global Positioning System that can monitor the location of the wearer and an alert button that can be put through to a specialist 24/7 monitoring and response centre.
The Find-me Carers wearable, can be worn on the wrist and not only tells the time, but also incorporates the capabilities of a mobile phone, a panic alert (with two-way voice communication), a tracking system, a fall sensor, and is water resistant so it can be worn in the shower or rain. Personal emergency alarms have been large and normally limited to working around the home. The Carers wearable will work anywhere there is mobile phone coverage (including Telstra NextG) and is 3G compatible.