Tom Kamber is an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator and activist who has created new initiatives in aging, technology, affordable housing and the arts. As founder and executive director of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), Tom has helped over 30,000 seniors get online and created the country’s first technology-themed community center for older adults. Tom serves on New York City Mayor’s Broadband Task Force, the Age-Friendly New York Commission, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's Aging Policy Advisory Council. His work has been featured widely in the media, including The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and The Today Show, and he has won awards from local, state, and national organizations. Tom has taught social entrepreneurship and philanthropy at Columbia University, and publishes regularly in academic journals.
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