Portrait of Manuel Acevedo

Manuel Acevedo

Founder and CEO, Helpful Village
Adjunct Lecturer

Expertise: Technology, Big data, Caregiving


  • Master’s, Communication Systems, EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), 1997 – 2002
  • Launch Startup Accelerator, University of California, Berkeley, 2016


Manuel Acevedo is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology where he teaches the Adaptive Age-Friendly Environments and Injury Prevention course. Acevedo is dedicated to providing the Village Movement with the best tools to grow and impact their local communities in the most remarkable way. He is the Founder & CEO of HelpfulVillage.com, a tech company that helps older adults as they age in their own homes with a little help from their neighbors. In 2020, Aging 2.0 recognized HelpfulVillage.com as worldwide top-10 innovator against social isolation.


Email: acevedom@usc.edu