What we do
Mon Tonton empowers networks of support, community, and inclusion throughout life. We believe we should all be able to live where we choose, and participate fully in our communities regardless of age. By supporting the networks provided by community-based organizations, we help make this a reality for thousands of members, local leaders, and organizations around the world.
Who we are
Maria Athena B. Engesaeth
Co-founder, CEO
Maria Athena believes the solution to helping us age happy and healthy is social. She is experienced in building and growing healthcare products that empower users, and is dedicated to making digital products accessible to older adults.
Maria Athena believes the solution to helping us age happy and healthy is social. She is experienced in building and growing healthcare products that empower users, and is dedicated to making digital products accessible to older adults.
Gilles Pirio
Co-founder, CTO
Gilles is a proven technical leader and analytics/data science expert who has spent his career on the front lines of innovation in web services and decentralized web.
Gilles is a proven technical leader and analytics/data science expert who has spent his career on the front lines of innovation in web services and decentralized web.
Simeon Wishlade
Head of Design
Sim is a design leader with over 20 years of experience, most recently at OpenTable. He has spent his career creating, building and growing products making sure usability and accessibility are built into from the start.
Sim is a design leader with over 20 years of experience, most recently at OpenTable. He has spent his career creating, building and growing products making sure usability and accessibility are built into from the start.
James Whyte
Principal Front-End Engineer
James is an experienced front-end engineer with a passion for building products with inclusive design for all age groups. James brings with him the belief that design and UI is a big differentiator, and has the talent and knowledge to match.
James is an experienced front-end engineer with a passion for building products with inclusive design for all age groups. James brings with him the belief that design and UI is a big differentiator, and has the talent and knowledge to match.
Miwa Nagamitsu Ahsltrom
Head of Community Growth
Miwa has 10+ years of experience in software product management, building strong communities spanning online and offline worlds. She is a strong advocate for users, who believes in the power of diversity—including age diversity—as a way to enrich everyone’s life.
Miwa has 10+ years of experience in software product management, building strong communities spanning online and offline worlds. She is a strong advocate for users, who believes in the power of diversity—including age diversity—as a way to enrich everyone’s life.
Joy Harvey
Community Advisor
Joy helps guide the team with the experiences she's had. Helping to build a better product that enables others that may want to find new social groups and activities they can enjoy a new lease of life.
Joy helps guide the team with the experiences she's had. Helping to build a better product that enables others that may want to find new social groups and activities they can enjoy a new lease of life.