Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt is a Regents’ and Distinguished Professor in the College of Computing and the Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology that pursues innovative research to promote healthy, productive and fulfilling lives on a global scale. Mynatt serves on the National Academies Computer Science and Telecommunications Board and the NSF CISE Advisory Board. She has been recognized as an ACM Fellow and a member of the ACM SIGCHI Academy. Over the past 15 years, Mynatt’s research has focused on the role of ubiquitous computing in health. She’s worked with several partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Columbia University Irving Medical Center, to understand the design and adoption of socio-technical computer-based systems that enable people to alter their behavior as a means of improving their health. She’s currently a principal investigator on the MyPath project, an application that provides breast cancer patients with personalized recommendations during their cancer journey. The National Cancer Institute has sponsored the research, and it was also featured in a report to President Barack Obama by the President’s Cancer Panel. Mynatt is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of ubiquitous computing and assistive technologies. Mynatt’s co-leads the Emory-Georgia Tech program to empower people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). She is also one of the principal researchers in the Aware Home Research Initiative; investigating the design of future home technologies, especially those that enable older adults to continue living independently as opposed to moving to an institutional care setting.