Behavioral Economics Bootcamp
Lecturer, Behavior Design
UCSF Health Hub
Vital Labs, Inc.
May 2007 to September 2007
San Francisco Bay Area
The Behavior Institute
February 2009 to January 2012
San Francisco, CA
September 2005 to June 2008
Stanford University, Psychology Department
An intensive program for product leaders to learn behavior design, taught by experts in the field like Dan Ariely and Kristen Berman. Past attendees have included Facebook, Google, Lyft, Aetna, Slack, AARP, Udacity, Intuit, Steady, and others. Produced by Irrational Labs. An intensive program for product leaders to learn behavior design, taught by experts in the field like Dan Ariely and Kristen Berman. Past attendees have included Facebook, Google, Lyft, Aetna, Slack, AARP, Udacity, Intuit, Steady, and others. Produced by Irrational Labs.
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Lecturer, Behavior Design @ Behavioral Economics Bootcamp An intensive program for product leaders to learn behavior design, taught by experts in the field like Dan Ariely and Kristen Berman. Past attendees have included Facebook, Google, Lyft, Aetna, Slack, AARP, Udacity, Intuit, Steady, and others. Produced by Irrational Labs. behavioraleconomicsbootcamp.comAdvisor @ UCSF Health Hub UCSF Health Hub connects ideas and companies with the people, expertise, and capital to scale breakthrough healthcare solutions. Advisor @ Elementus Elementus is a blockchain analytics firm empowering cross-chain data science capabilities for the financial sector, law enforcement, and technology firms. Backed by Morgan Creek Digital and Fidelity affiliates. Advisor @ Vital Labs, Inc. The first mobile "digital therapeutics" platform for the cardiology industry, enabling patients and clinical care professionals to communicate, participate, and analyze data for better decision making. Backed by True Ventures. Business Analyst @ Ruder Finn Performed analysis of how leading manufacturers effectively market low-emission diesel and hybrid vehicles, consulted on brand strategy, and organized publicity events in a multilingual setting. From May 2007 to September 2007 (5 months) Founder @ Cognitive Cognitive helps organizations change human behavior at scale and achieve unprecedented outcomes. If you need a customer, user, or citizen to do something, we can make it happen. This has included weight loss, savings contributions, voting, medication adherence, donations, legislative action, retirement planning, chronic disease management, loan repayment, physical exercise, debt elimination, reducing mental health disease, and entrepreneurship rates.Examples:● We helped a startup from the idea stage to successfully designing a system that allowed political campaigns (including at the US presidential level) and nonprofits engage supporters 48x more efficiently than the previous method, at 10% of the cost of competing campaigns● We helped San Francisco's Dept of Public Health build a clinically-validated service that got 92% of patients to take an HIV-prevention medication at the highest frequency level; this was 50% better than a comparison study achieved with a similar drug/population● We helped a financial partner redesign their savings automation plan software, allowing users to dramatically increase their savings and reduce their debt--on track to enroll over 10 million people by end of 2017● We helped a team design a service for hypertension treatment that brought double the patients into safe blood pressure levels in one-third the time compared to the clinic's previous averages● We helped a meal delivery startup design and build their subscription service, and go from $0 to millions in annually recurring revenue within their first year● We provided engagement strategy, design, & development for the largest and fastest-growing digital health study of all time; it enrolled over 250,000 patients within its first few years and received over $10 million in funding from the NIH● Learn more at cognitivedigital.com, or reach out to us at: [email protected] San Francisco Bay AreaFounder @ The Behavior Institute The Behavior Institute aims to aggregate, analyze, and tag every behavioral intervention to empower behavior changers to solve the world’s problems. Big data for behavior change.Our goal is to catalog every nudge, CBT program, and digital therapeutic—whether in a peer-reviewed RCT, public policy program, or consulting agency white paper. We want to empower behavior changers in the public and private sectors to stand on the shoulders of their predecessors, and design better interventions that lead to better outcomes for everyone. behaviorinstitute.comAdvisor @ Cleo Cleo is a family support system that employers offer to working parents, powering a better parenting experience for companies like Uber, Pinterest, Reddit, eBay, LinkedIn, Slack, and Cooley LLP. Backed by Greylock, Felicis, Forerunner, & NEA. Product @ Keas Led product strategy, design, and development for a gamified employee wellness platform from conception to completion. Our product had industry-leading rates of weight loss, duration of usage, and health habit acquisition. We also won numerous accolades, like Human Resource Executive's Top HR Product of 2011. Read the story of Keas' pivot from an ill-inspired Mint-for-health to becoming a leader in corporate wellness: http://www.xconomy.com/national/2011/11/18/why-mint-com-for-health-is-a-terrible-idea-and-how-keas-pivoted-to-the-fun-stuff/?single_page=true.In terms of performance, Keas achieved dramatic results that looked more like consumer apps than corporate wellness. Keas reduced health risks for millions of people, typically registered more than half of an eligible population where it was available, and created meaningful user engagement at an average of 14 times per month. Fortune 500 employers including Pfizer, Safeway, Land O’Lakes, J.B. Hunt, Salesforce, and Lincoln Financial relied on Keas to power their health management programs.Keas was acquired in 2016 by WellTok. From February 2009 to January 2012 (3 years) San Francisco, CAResearch @ Stanford University Research teams of Benoit Monin and Lera Boroditsky. Collected and analyzed data on how people perceive digital indicators of personality, how one's first language impacts how they conceptualize space and time, and how others' behavior impacts how we perceive our own morality and choices. Research I assisted with was covered in Newsweek and published in leading journals, including Psychological Science, Cognition, and Cognitive Science. From September 2005 to June 2008 (2 years 10 months) Stanford University, Psychology Department
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 1 month(s)
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