The TCB 100 list for 2023 includes CEOs, founders, philanthropists, government officials and innovators from across Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., December 8, 2022 – Twin Cities Business announced today that CEO and Co-Founder Scott Lien of GrandPad was named to the TCB 100 list for 2023. Every year, the editors of TCB make a list of the people in and around Minnesota business likely to make news and drive change in the year ahead. The honorees were revealed at the People of the Year and TCB 100 event on December 8th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Minneapolis.
“We’re truly honored to be acknowledged on the TCB 100 list, recognizing my team’s unwavering mission to improve the lives of seniors everywhere by reconnecting them with their loved ones,” said Lien. “We hear stories every day about how impactful and life-changing these connections have become, and we are immensely proud to bring families together in this way and help reduce loneliness and isolation.”
GrandPad is the first tablet designed specifically for elderly adults over the age of 75 who are unfamiliar with or who have difficulty using current technologies. The tablet comes with built-in 4G LTE connectivity and offers a fully secure environment that allows only trusted contacts to call, email or video chat with the user. What really sets GrandPad apart from other devices is the 24-hour, personalized support that each user receives.
The TCB 100 list is featured in the December 2022/January 2023 issue of Twin Cities Business. The list can also be found online at tcbmag.com, along with a reveal video featuring candid messages about leadership and plans for the year ahead from those on the list.
Based in Minneapolis, GrandPad is a digital health company that develops engagement solutions to improve the health and well-being of older adults by reconnecting them to families, friends, and caregivers through technology that is safe, reliable, and easy to use. The GrandPad purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75 — the first mobile device of its kind — addresses usability, security, and connectivity issues that are often roadblocks to integrating remote monitoring and telehealth into professional and familial caregiving settings. The company’s secure cloud platform with built-in LTE and web applications allows care teams and family members to engage remotely with older adults without depending on WiFi connectivity. GrandPad enables a variety of interactions, including video calls, sharing essential care-related emails and messages, and conducting multi-party video care conferences between family members and a patient’s continuum of caregivers. For professional caregivers, GrandPad offers connected device capabilities that support enhanced telehealth and remote monitoring services provided by a growing number of in-home healthcare organizations. To learn more, visit GrandPad.net or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter @GrandPad_social.