Scott Lien, left

Scott Lien, left

Co-Founder, CEO, GrandPad

WHY: With son Isaac, makes computer tablets for seniors; 8-inch wireless GrandPad device features large, easy-to-read buttons for email, photos, and other straightforward functions.

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RECENT: OCBJ Family-Owned Business Awards winner in June, in Up & Coming sector. Taiwan-based PC giant Acer an investor.

QUOTABLE: On company’s 15 GrandAdvisors—all of them over 85 years old—says they are “very direct and candid” and that “they help us ensure that all the other seniors who use the product love it.”

FUN FACTS: Favorite book: “The Leadership Challenge”; musical group of youth: Pink Floyd.

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