Mapping the Human Emotional Footprint


Future Life™, Inc.’s mission is to map the Human Emotional Footprint by using FMEE (Facial Micro-expressions of Emotion) to objectively measure Human Emotional Responses and Actions. We call this technology Face2Face™ (F2F). Our initial focus will address Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Preliminary findings suggest that Face2Face™ can raise the accuracy in uncovering PTSD to 80+% (versus 40% rate as reported by the VA).

Future Life is in the process of testing the F2F methodology and product/services for application in three primary markets.  In addition, it is currently testing F2F technology in three pilot projects.


Face2Face™ can be used in an office setting (as shown) or anywhere across the nation through Telehealth. Telehealth is a new and 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 patient's facial micro-expressions of emotion (occurring in less than 1/15 of a second) and applies this data to specially designed algorithms, watching for signs of PTSD and other mental illnesses. By recording and analyzing the patient's emotional response in real time as well as incorporating data from past sessions, the Face2Face™ will be able to detect patients 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™ has the potential to address.

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

  • Face2Face™ Public Safety/Homeland Security: Criminal Investigation and Intelligence
  • Face2Face™ Recovery: Early Recovery from Substance Abuse. Identify those at high risk of relapse to trigger additional care
  • Face2Face™ Human Capital: Recruitment, Personnel Management, Organizational Development
  • Face2Face™ Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Face2Face™ Education: IEPs and Learning Disability
  • Face2Face™ Education: Conduct 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 October 2018. 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

Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trial with Carrier Clinic, Belle Mead, NJ

In January 2019, a Proof-of-Concept study with 60 patients in early recovery from substance abuse will begin. Clinician-facilitated sessions will be conducted in person and by telehealth, using FMEE as the clinical tool to assess the incidence of relapse. The study will be conducted under the auspices of a leading academic institution, Princeton University. Upon completion, Carrier Clinic will initiate a larger study with 300-500 private practice patients. Carrier Clinic is the largest Mental Health facility in New Jersey.

─ Donald Parker, Carrier Clinic President & CEO

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 is the founder of Future Life, Inc. and is dedicated to providing low cost telehealth solutions towards improving quality of life to veterans, active-duty soldiers, and their families. He is responsible for overseeing transactions, marketing, management, operations, and finance. He has over twelve years of experience financing small businesses and private investments.

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.


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.

Bob Brechter
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Brechter is a seasoned financial services executive, with extensive product development, strategic consulting and entrepreneurial experience. Bob is also known as the developer of the original Visa Gold card at Merrill Lynch and as an executive with the credit card company MBNA America. His BA in economics is from St. Lawrence University. His MBA in finance, marketing and international business is from Columbia University.

David Rothman
Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Rothman has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has successful track record in the development and marketing of new pharmaceuticals. He holds a BA in Chemistry from Hofstra University, MS in Organic Chemistry from NYU, and MBA in Marketing from Seton Hall University.

Joel Bradus
Chief Research Officer

Mr. Bradus, a seasoned healthcare executive, began his career with Schering-Plough (now Merck). He has a demonstrated record of success in all corporate functions including sales, marketing, finance and R&D.

While he has been successful in both large and small companies, Mr. Bradus is passionate about building businesses from start-up to brand leadership.

Mr. Bradus plays a key role in the design and implementation of the clinical trials that will position Face2Face™ as the definitive tool for diagnosing mental/behavioral disorders.

Mr. Bradus has degrees in economics, finance, and accounting.


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. Future Life, Inc. supports the John P. Mayhugh Foundation.

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

Mr. Ramsey was a gifted person who provided unprecedented IT skills to Future Life, Inc.  He helped develop the beginning stepping stones of Face2Face™software program. And continuous website support.

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



John Kilmer

Chairman of the Board


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.

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

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.

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

NACIS:    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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