Touchkin is a health-tech startup which uses artificial intelligence to provide behavioral health support. Jo has been the Managing Director of Pearson Learning Solutions in the UK and a part of the founding team of Silatech, a non-profit focused on youth empowerment in conflict zones in the Arab world.
Having close family and friends who’ve suffered from mental illness and dementia, Richard experienced first-hand the challenge of accessing support for both those affected by the illness and the families involved. In 2013, he founded Healios to transform the way mental health care is delivered through technology.
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience | Centre for Global Mental Health, King’s College London, UK.
My field of expertise is in the development and implementation of simple and affordable interventions to treat mental disorders, particularly in resource-poor settings. Among these initiatives, I developed a model of care to treat common mental disorders, which has been used and adapted in many settings.
Niranjan Bidargaddi has a background in developing information technology solutions for health. He is currently leading a multidisciplinary personal health informatics group, which is studying ways to turning personal technologies and personal data into health and wellness services.
I trained in medicine at Oxford University and subsequently on the University College London psychiatry rotation. I joined The Lancet as a Senior Editor in 2010 before moving on to The Lancet Psychiatry in 2013. My interests include suicide research, trauma, old age psychiatry, and social and transcultural aspects of mental health.
Rafael Calvo is Professor at the University of Sydney, and ARC Future Fellow. He has taught at several Universities, high schools and professional training institutions. He worked at the Language Technology Institute in Carnegie Mellon University, Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina) and on sabbaticals at the University of Cambridge and the University of Memphis.
I am a Pastor, Counselor and Youth worker working among international students in the city of Nantes, France. I have been working with young people for over a decade now. I am very passionate about young people and helping them have a fulfilled life. I run seminars and training for young people in the areas of human development, marriage, career choices, peer counselling, social media and recently mental health.
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Austrailia
Dr Robinson leads the suicide prevention research unit, and her work focuses on the development, and rigorous testing, of novel interventions that specifically target at risk youth across settings, on evidence synthesis, and on the translation of research evidence into practice and policy.
Ramakant is a data scientist with over 20 years of experience in impact investing & operations at the world’s most respected organisations. Earlier, Ramakant worked at Goldman Sachs International in London as a COO supporting a multi-billion-dollar capital markets business; and at Barclays Capital in their global strategy team.