Bringing Objective Measurement to Behavioral Health


Future Life®, Inc.’s mission is to map the Human Emotional Footprint by using FMEE (Facial Micro-expressions of Emotion) analysis to objectively measure Human Emotional Responses and Actions. We call this technology Face2Face™. Our initial focus will address both Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Credibility Assessment with Deception Detection. Preliminary findings suggest that Face2Face™ can raise the accuracy in uncovering PTSD to over 80% (versus a 40% rate as reported by the VA).

Future Life is in the process of testing Face2Face™ services for application in two primary markets.  In addition, it is currently evaluating Face2Face™ technology in a university pilot study and a VA Boston clinical trial.


Face2Face™ can be used in an office setting (as shown) or anywhere across the globe through Telehealth. Telehealth is a rapidly-growing industry that enables clinicians to interact with their patients over great distances and provide services to those who would otherwise not have access. This allows patients to get the care they need from the comfort of their home or anywhere with an internet connection. Telehealth improves accessibility and reduces the cost of patient treatment which is desperately needed to help reintegrate our combat veterans into a civilian lifestyle.


Face2Face™ automatically analyzes the veteran's FMEE's (facial micro-expressions of emotion occurring in less than 1/15 of a second). Face2Face™ applies this data to specially designed algorithms, watching for signs of PTSD and other mental illnesses. By recording and analyzing the veteran's emotional response in real time as well as incorporating data from past sessions, Face2Face™ will be able to proactively detect veterans in crisis before their situation deteriorates.



In addition to PTSD and other traumas (sexual assault, urban trauma, first response), there are a wide range of applications that Face2Face™ will address.

The future Face2Face™ portfolio will include, but not limited to:

  • Face2Face™ Homeland Security: Intelligence on Internal and External Threats
  • Face2Face™ Opioid and Alcohol Risk Identifier
  • Face2Face™ Human Resource Evaluation Tool
  • Face2Face™ Education: Autism and Spectrum Disorders

Future Life Clinical Roadmap

Clinical Trials and Proof-of-Concept Studies

Academic Studies with American University, Department of Psychology, Emotions Lab

Initiated February 2018 and ongoing. Evaluation of Emotional Reactivity and Accuracy of Emotional Responses to Standardized Interpersonal Stimuli in Fear in Subjects using the Face2Face™ emotional analysis system.

─ Interpersonal Emotion Lab with Dr. Nathaniel Herr

American University Interpersonal Emotions Lab Interim Findings:

Future Life®, Inc. is currently working with the Interpersonal Emotions Lab at American University in Washington D.C. (under Dr Nathaniel Herr) on a spider phobia study to test the hypothesis that FMEE can detect the differences between subjects who aren’t fearful; subjects who are afraid; subjects who are trying to hide their fear; and subjects pretending to be afraid. This work has clinical implications for disorders like PTSD where many patients attempt to conceal their problem, or alternatively, pretend to have a problem for financial gain. The interim findings from this study are presented below as a graph, and corresponding chart, accompanied by the illustration, “The Faces of Fear”. Face2Face™ can differentiate between natural and fake fear as well as between natural fearlessness and false fearlessness at the p<.001 level of significance.

AU Using Facial Microexpressions to Detect Deception in the Expression of Fear

Fear Profiles

Difference between Natural and Fake Fear – Chi Square = 11.57 p<.001    

Difference between Unafraid and Hidden Fear – Chi Square = 16.00 p<.001

Proof-of-Concept Clinical Study with Boston VA Healthcare System (Behavioral Science Division)

Through a fully executed cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the VA, a clinical study will start in January 2019. In this study we will collect data from two groups of 25 subjects: one identified as having PTSD and the other PTSD-free, in order to establish the relationship between the presence of PTSD and evidence of involuntary emotional self-regulation in response to a set of 100 stimulus pictures with established degrees of emotional valence and arousal. This study will include a split-half design to explore if the subjects' levels of PTSD not only predict their reactivity to the stimulus pictures but their reactivity to the stimulus pictures will predict the subject's levels of PTSD.

─ Dr. Brian Marx, VA Boston

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) held a poster session during their Annual Convention (May 7, 2018) at the Javits Center in NYC. Face2Face™ was presented and well received (Poster #3591).


Focused on Advancing Emotional Intelligence

John Kilmer
Founder, CEO, & Chairman

Mr. Kilmer has a strong background in strategic networking and emotional intelligence and is the Founder of Future Life, Inc. The Washington D.C based company’s mission is to provide low-cost telehealth solutions for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and improve the quality of life of veterans, active-duty soldiers and their families.

His vision is to be able to map the Human Emotional Footprint in terms of personal responses and subsequent actions. Mr. Kilmer oversees management activities, marketing implementation, and financial requirements, national and international operations. He understands that cooperation and collaboration are the keys to successful business executions and works relentlessly to accomplish objectives on time. Mr. Kilmer has over twelve years of experience in financing and operating small businesses and in delivering on private investment initiatives.

Mr. Kilmer graduated from Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a concentration in General Management.

After college, he worked as a private contractor for Warrior Security and did additional security work for Guardsmark. His interest in telemedicine grew and he contributed a paper on the subject to Telemedicine Magazine in its Fall 2015 issue.

When he is not guiding his company forward, Mr. Kilmer participates in chess and runs in Olympic Triathlons for relaxation.

Celia Straus
Director of Communications

Ms Straus has received several nominations and awards as a multimedia-writer for TV, web and print. She also wrote the Emmy Award winning 2013 -2017 National Memorial Day Concerts broadcast annually on PBS. She has garnered Cine Golden Eagles and industrial film festival awards as a multimedia-writer for the Rand Corp., DoD, FDA and CDC. Since 2003, she has worked with various veterans’ organizations and written the book, Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts, Stories of American Soldiers with PTSD and TBI, Casemate, 2009. Her book, When Warriors Come Home, shares case histories of soldiers transitioning back into civilian life after multiple deployments and their struggles with PTSD and TBI. She’s a member of the Writers Guild of America, East and Women in Film and Video.


Aaron Brodsky
Director of HR

Aaron was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in 1993 after spending four years studying Marine Engineering at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. In 1995 he earned his wings of gold as a Naval Flight Officer in the E-2C Hawkeye and for 20 years amassed more than 3000 flight hours and countless accolades in support of a multitude of airborne missions, both combat and support. His awards include 5 Air Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service medals, campaign medals for service in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and many Joint and Defense level personal awards, including four personal Navy Commendation medals, one with a Combat “V” device for his service in combat during OPERATIONS ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.

After earning his Master of Science degree in Business Operational Management and Human Resource Management, Aaron served as Command Officer of VAW-112, helping the squadron earn the Battle Efficiency Award as Best Hawkeye Squadron in the Pacific Fleet. In 2013, he was Director of Navy Casualty, providing unencumbered care to surviving families and next of kin ensuring notifications were properly delivered, benefits and entitlements were accurately executed, mortuary affairs and logistics were respectfully handled – globally, 24/7.

Aaron went on to serve as an executive with Prudential Group Life Insurance in the Office of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance and is now a Senior Casework Advocate and Casualty Affairs Subject Matter Expert with Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (T.A.P.S.), delivering support, advocacy and assistance to Gold Star and Veteran surviving families.

David Rothman
Director of Marketing - Commercial Division

Mr. Rothman has over 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has successful track record in the development and marketing of new pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He started out working as a bench chemist at Hoffmann-LaRoche and later moved into a career in Sales (Merck & Co. Inc.) and Marketing. He was a Product Manager for pharma products at Ciba-Geigy (Novartis) and for surgical/medical devices at American Cyanamid (Davis & Geck division).

Mr. Rothman later joined the agency side of healthcare marketing, holding positions as Sr. VP, Director of Strategic Operations, Director of Client Services and others and was part of the launch teams that helped bring products like Pravachol®, Cytadren®, Copaxone®, Cetrotide® and Rebif® to market. His therapeutic areas of expertise include Mental Health, CV Disease, MS, CNS, Oncology, Women’s Health and Infectious Disease. He is currently the CEO of CME Acuity Rx LLC, a Marketing Communications/ Medical Education firm serving the pharma/biotech community.

Mr. Rothman holds a BA in Chemistry from Hofstra University, an MS in Organic Chemistry from NYU and an MBA in Marketing from Seton Hall University. He also taught Pharmaceutical Marketing at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS).

Dr. William d’Alelio
Chief Clinical Officer & Co-Founder

Dr. d’Alelio specializes in psychotherapy, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Program Development for Psychological Treatment. He has over 35 years of experience in Clinical Psychology. He received his PhD from University of Miami Coral Gables in 1983, with specialized training in PTSD Crisis Intervention at The Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute of The University of California.

In Memory Of

Future Life®, Inc. has lost two very special team Members and we say to them: "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day...unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear."

John Mayhugh
Community Outreach Specialist

John Mayhugh had a strong background within the Washington, D.C. community. His networking expertise provided Future Life®, Inc. with strong local and regional networks for outreach.

Andrew Ramsey
Director of Software Development
Formerly: SAIC, US Army

Mr. Ramsey provided IT skills to Future Life, Inc. He helped develop the Face2Face™ software program and delivered continuous website support.

"The world was not ready for him…he was too early for his time"



John Kilmer

Chairman of the Board


Dr. Bradley Fordham



Dr. William d’Alelio



Ben King



Our advisors provide invaluable expertise in the areas of psychology, business management, government contracting, and marketing.

Fred Singer
Chairman, Board of Advisors

Fred Singer is an internet pioneer and entrepreneur whose career and philanthropic activities have spanned a broad range of interests from education, media, arts, science and veteran affairs.

Fred was a Senior Advisor to Masayoshi Son, President and CEO of SoftBank and Chairman of Sprint’s Board of Directors.

Fred held a number of senior roles at AOL including COO of AOL Studios/Interactive Services, COO for ICQ (instant messaging) and Senior VP of Emerging Products. Prior to AOL, Fred was the founder of WashingtonPost.com and a Consultant with Bain & Co.

Fred has served on several boards including DoubleClick, Motley Fool Co., Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Int’l Committee), Queens University School of Business, and Upper Canada College. His current board work includes Intact Financial Corp., the Langley School and “Warrior to Cyber Warrior”, a non-profit that helps wounded warriors find meaningful careers in cyber security.  He was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s 2013 “Tech Titans”.

Fred holds an MBA and an LLB from Harvard, an MA in Philosophy, a BA with Distinction in Philosophy, and a BA with Honors in Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada.

Dr. Bradley Fordham
Senior Strategic Technology Advisor

Dr. Bradley Fordham served as Chief Technology Officer for Echo360 (2014-17), leading the global technology team to deliver differentiated instruction to institutions of higher education. He led his team to apply technology to each of the activities of teaching to improve the students’ academic performances by reimagining instruction and overcoming the obstacles that stand in the way.

Prior to Echo360, Dr. Fordham was CTO of Amplify Education (2011-14), heading development of all assessment and intervention products that optimize learning outcomes by targeting instruction to students' individual needs. Earlier, he was head of Research and Product Management at Xiocom Wireless (2008-11), where he directed Xiocom's new product development and innovation across the XioSphere™ (Xiocom's hardware, software and service ecosystem for global wireless networking).

Dr. Fordham also held key leadership positions in advanced technology and product development with Oracle Corporation, The National Institute of Standards and Technology, AT&T and GE. He was a Professor of Database Theory and Software Development and has consulted with NASA, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), several other U.S. government agencies and Fortune 100 global technology firms. Dr. Fordham received his B.S. in Computer Science at Furman University (1991) and his Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Maryland (1994).

Dorian T. Anderson
(MG U.S. Army ret.)
Senior Consultant - Military Affairs

General Anderson is Director for Corporate Development for a Government Contracting firm specializing in quality of life services to Service members, Veterans, and their families. A 30 year Army veteran culminating as the Commanding General of U.S. Army Human Resources Command, he has the passion and experience to provide strategic connections for market penetration and service delivery. General Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and a Masters of Management degree from Webster University. He is also a graduate of The Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School.


John Kristoff
Senior Consultant - Chief of Staff

Mr. Kristoff develops and manages the strategic engagement plan for Federal & DoD Business. He is the former Director of DoD Passenger Traffic Carrier Contract Negotiations at MTMC for the movement of all DoD uniformed & civilian personnel worldwide. He served as  the Transportation / Logistics lead on the Joint Forces Team  that designed and implemented Phase I of the Panama Canal Treaty. He has secured and managed Federal contracts for the outfitting of the 1980 Winter Olympic Village, Lake Placid, NY; the DoD full transportation system in support of the 1987 Pan American Games; and secure VIP transportation movements in support of national political conventions. A DoD Certified Senior Level Strategic Mobility Manager and International Transportation and Logistics Manager. Mr. Kristoff provides support to the Office of the CEO.

Major General Elder Granger, M.D., USA (Retired)
Senior Military & Civilian Medical Advisor

Major General Granger serves as President/CEO of THE 5Ps, LLC, a health care consulting organization in Centennial, CO since 2009. Prior to retiring from the Army (2009), MG Granger served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Washington, DC, (2005 to 2009). In this role, he was the principal advisor to the Ass’t Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on DOD health plan policy and performance.

MG Granger oversaw the integration of TRICARE/DOD’s managed care program within the Military Health System. He led a staff of 1,800 in executing a $22.5B Defense Health Program, ensuring effective/accessible healthcare for 9.2 million Uniformed Service members and their families.

Prior to joining TRICARE Management Activity, MG Granger led the largest US and multinational battlefield health system while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps in Iraq. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Dep’t, with prior assignments as Commander, 44th Medical Command, XVIII Airborne Corps Command Surgeon and Dir. of Health Services, Fort Bragg, NC among others.

MG Granger has received numerous awards and honors, including the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters

He earned his B.S. from Arkansas State U. (1976) and his M.D. from University of Arkansas, School Of Medicine (1980). He completed his Internal Medicine residency (1983) and Hematology-Oncology fellowship (1986) at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Hematology-Oncology.

Monsignor Watkins
Director of Faith Based Initiatives

Assigned by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Monsignor James D. Watkins became the Pastor of St. Ann’s Church in 2016.  He previously served as Associate Pastor from 1989 to1992.

As son of the late Admiral James D. Watkins, he spent his childhood moving frequently, finally settling in Washington, DC in 1975, after having discerned his vocation to the priesthood.

Monsignor Watkins attended Catholic University earning his BS (1983) and MS (1984) in Philosophy. Since 1990, he has been an Adjunct Professor at Catholic University, School of Philosophy, lecturing in metaphysics.

Ordained by James Cardinal Hickey in 1989, Father Watkins was assigned as Associate Pastor at St. Ann in Washington, DC.  In 1992, he continued his studies at Oxford University and the Angelicum in Rome, earning his Ph.D. in Philosophy (1997).  He served as Associate Pastor at St. Matthew’s Cathedral (1995-2001) before being assigned to Immaculate Conception Church as Administrator (2001), while continuing as Associate Pastor at the Cathedral until 2003 when he was named Pastor of Immaculate Conception.

Pope Benedict XVI named him a Monsignor in 2006 with the title of Chaplain of His Holiness.  Assisting the Archdiocesan Office of Worship from 1995 to 2007, Father Watkins served as the Cathedral’s principal MC for Episcopal Liturgies.

He served in the Air Force Chaplain Reserve with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.  He was awarded The John Carroll Society Medal (2007) for his years of dedicated service in organizing the annual Red Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral.  He holds a membership in the Metropolitan Club of Washington and serves on the Board of We Serve, Inc., a not-for-profit which honors our Veterans and their families in the dimensions of healing of mind and spirit.

Dr. David Matsumoto
Emotional Recognition Advisor

Dr. Matsumoto is the President of Humintell and foremost leader of research and education of micro-expression and emotion analysis. Dr. Matsumoto provides experience in facial emotional recognition and its relation to algorithm development.

Leo Gureff
Legal Advisor

Mr. Gureff is an attorney specializing in technology transactions and intellectual property. He provides strategic counseling for intellectual property assets as well as structuring and negotiating technology transactions, joint ventures, and agreements.



If you’re concerned for your own or someone else’s well-being, there are a variety of resources available to seek out help, from online screenings to crisis hotlines. Remember you can consult with professional services like a counselor or therapist, speak with someone by calling a crisis hotline, or confide in a close friend or family member. Below is a list of resources we encourage you to use at any time:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
    1 800 273 TALK (8255)
  • Veteran Crisis Line (for active U.S. service members, veterans, and family members):
    1 800 273 8255
    SMS: 838255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline:
    1 800 799 7233


NAICS:    541612 Employee Assessment Consulting Services

  • Face2Face™ can be used as a Pre-employment tool to record and assist in evaluating pre-employment testing.

NAICS:    541611 Records Management--Financial Services

  • Face2Face™ for Data Records of Clinician/Patient Session to support invoicing.
  • Face2Face™ Data Record as a Clinician Tool to track patient progress.

NAICS:    621330 Clinical Psychologist Offices

  • Face2Face™ as a tool for Clinicians dealing with PTSD/Addiction/Dependency

NAICS:    922150 Rehabilitation Services/Government

  • Face2Face™ as a tool for counselors

NAICS:    928110 National Security

NAICS:    928120 International Affairs/State, Department of Defense and other


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