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Team

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Quinn Underwood
CEO & Co-Founder

Quinn is a former entrepreneur in the health technology space, and has previously designed and implemented primary healthcare systems across South East Asia. He has spoken internationally on social entrepreneurship and healthcare, authored a book on social entrepreneurship, and conducted research on mobile health technology and social network analysis.

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Jake Solis
Full Stack Engineer

Jake is a graduate from the University of Toronto, where he majored in Statistics and Cognitive Science. He's passionate about sports analytics, music, and podcasts! If you see him, he's probably navigating through the seas of Twitter!

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Srishti Sehgal 
Machine Learning Engineer

Srishti is a graduate from  University of Toronto's Engineering Science program where she has co-authored 8 peer-reviewed publications, mostly in the machine learning space. In her spare time, she plays open-world adventure games, tries out random recipes (without burning the house down), dances Bhartanatyam, and reads up on the latest machine learning developments in the community. If you see her around, she's probably eating and/or thinking about food!  

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Ahmed Dauda
Senior Full Stack Engineer
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Dr. Serena Jeblee, PhD
Computational Linguistics Researcher
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Anoma Shetty
Product Analyst Intern

Ahmed is a repeat entrepreneur, and former CTO of Wanda (YC S20). He is a passionate builder. 

Serena is a computer scientist with experience in natural language processing and machine learning for healthcare in a number of languages. In addition to research, she aims to bring cutting edge artificial intelligence developments into the real world, and apply them for the greater good. She is also passionate about increasing diversity in tech and machine learning. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto and an affiliate of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence.

Anoma is a student at the University of Toronto, majoring in Psychology and Neurscience. She contributes to research in the fields of developmental psychology and self determination theory – and helps design Animo's product around validated psychology theories.

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Grace Van Dam
Content Strategist

Grace is a technical writer with an academic background in psychology, and a professional background in content writing and operations management. She is passionate about applied research and knowledge translation; particularly in interdisciplinary topics related to psychology. Grace's hobbies include a regular yoga practice, exploring natural areas, and finding new cafes in search of great espresso.  

Advisors

Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He was listed in the top 25 management thinkers by Thinkers 50 and as one of the Most Influential HR International Thinkers by HR Magazine.

Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He was listed in the top 25 management thinkers by Thinkers 50 and as one of the Most Influential HR International Thinkers by HR Magazine.

Dr. Frank Rudzicz
Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Rudzicz is an expert in speech recognition and artificial intelligence in applications designed for individuals with special speech characteristics. His work in natural language and speech processing is multidisciplinary and involves machine learning, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, computer vision, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation engineering, digital signal processing and linguistics.

Dr. Karen Bridbord, PhD
Clinical & Organizational Psychologist

Dr. Bridbord’s extensive training encompasses the three dimensions of clinical psychology, organizational behavior and counseling. With the unique combination of this trio, she brings psychological insight, principles and therapeutic techniques to individuals and couples in private practice and to the organizational environment.

Daniel Dubois
President & Co-Founder, Key

Daniel is a serial entrepreneur, passionate community builder, and expert on the sharing economy. After creating, building and selling his last two venture-backed companies (guiides.com and ShareShed), Daniel joined Airbnb full-time, where he led and managed growth in their top tier markets, until his departure to co-found Key, a real-estate tech company set to change how homes are purchased and sold. 

Karen Wright, MHC CHC
Parachute Executive Consulting

Karen is an executive coach and founder of Parachute Executive Coaching, a Toronto-based boutique firm specializing in working with executive level leaders to leverage their strengths and realize their potential, and with organizations to maximize their application of executive coaching as a strategic development resource. She is a published author, and the  inaugural recipient of the International Coaching Federation’s Lifetime Achievement Award.Karen has an MBA in Marketing from Ivey Business School and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Western University.