Dan Veto has been considered by many to be at the vanguard of the “age wave” demographic and social imperative. Mr. Veto’s pioneering efforts have guided leading organizations, their distributors and their clients to recognize the exciting promise and critical new financial and lifestyle responsibilities associated with finding fulfillment at age 50+.
Mr. Veto is a highly sought after keynote speaker on the changing nature of life at 50+ and retirement.His dynamic presentation style consistently receives high praise from clients and attendees alike.He is frequently a featured expert in the media on the topics of aging and retirement.His insights have appeared in various consumer and trade publications such as The New York Times, BusinessWeek, SmartMoney, Financial Planning and Research Magazine.
Mr. Veto led the development and implementation of Age Wave’s cutting-edge, proprietary research-based survey and reporting tool, Retirement Bridge, designed to help financial advisors understand the unique retirement hopes and fears of their clients. In addition, Mr. Veto co-led the “Future of Retirement” initiative sponsored by HSBC Bank including a thought leadership study conducted among 20 countries, with 20,000 respondents, resulting in far-reaching and seminal global insights about retirement ever revealed. The initiative garnered global media praise and were used to transform HSBC Bank’s retirement strategy.
Prior to joining Age Wave, Mr. Veto served on the Board of Directors and was Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning at Bankers Life and Casualty Company, a firm focused on meeting the financial security needs of retirees. There, he undertook an innovative research program that uncovered the emotional drivers of retiree purchasing behavior and translated the findings into results-driven agent and employee educational programs.
Mr. Veto began his career at McKinsey & Company, where for nearly ten years he advised clients in the U.S., Mexico and throughout Europe in the financial services and healthcare industries. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and his M.B.A. from INSEAD, the international business school in Fontainebleau, France. He resides in the San Francisco Bay area with his wife and two daughters.
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