Charles Bark

Founder and CEO of Hinounou Intelligent Robot Shanghai

Title of the speech:

Aged Care robotics for the 209 million elderly in China

IMF reported, “that after 2026, over age 60 will rapidly out number adolescents and young adults”. The world experiences the most significant demographic transformation in human history. Many countries are facing lack of professional senior caregivers. In China, 10 million professional senior caregivers are already lacking to serve the 209 million elderly. What government, big corporate, Universities and Digital healthcare startups can do to connect their value to create a Platform that will be Elderly Care Centric. A Life case study of China AI Predictive Healthcare platform with Robot Companion that brings Longer Healthier and Happier life to Elderly will be demonstrated.


Charles BARK is a serial entrepreneur of digital innovation in both Healthcare and Executive Education. Charles is co-founder of Hinounou Intelligent Robot, a world Game Changer in Elderly Homecare.

After a combination of 12Y R&D in 4 countries (France-US-Canada-China) Hinounou is a Robot as a Service that solves 3 main issues of the Elderly (Loneliness-Heart Failure-Falls). Hinounou offer wellness and healthcare services based on AI Healthcare Companion Robot. This robot received 5 patents including 2 breakthrough innovations in China.  Hinounou won the Bayer Pharma Worldwide Healthcare Startup Contest for China in 2017. Charles is also the Founder of ChinPass, an innovative language training company that is helping Foreigners to speak mandarin based on blended 3D online game Elearning. He launched a Language App Quickspeaker that is used by more than 7 million users.

Charles is graduated from the Grand Ecole, French Engineering University UTC and top ranked Business Schools, HEC Paris and Oxford University. He is currently Doctoral Researcher designing predictive fall applications for the Elderly using an AI cognitive Robot. Since 2006, Charles lives in Shanghai. Charles has been recognized by 6 French Ministers including 2 Prime Ministers and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, for being an innovative Entrepreneur in France and China.


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