Biomarkers & Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health
CEO & Co-Founder, Sentio Solutions
George is the CEO and Co-founder of Sentio Solutions, a San Francisco based startup that develops digital therapeutics and biomarkers for mental health. Sentio's first product, the Feel Program, is an end-to-end digital solution for mental health that combines proprietary emotion recognition technology with real-time, AI-driven interventions, 24/7/365 personalized support, and personalized sessions with therapists. The program supports individuals who are at-risk or suffering from depression, anxiety, stress-related illness, and burn-out through their insurance and employee benefits. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sentio has also launched the Feel Relief Program, a new program offering access to tailored online mental health care support, to help people navigate through the pandemic, maintain their morale and productivity, and eliminate the financial impact of the crisis, while providing an effective way to triage people to higher levels of support, according to need.
Under his leadership, the company has grown to 60 employees and has raised $6.3 million dollars from a few of the top investors in the world in health and life sciences (Felicis Ventures, SOSV, Anthemis Exponential Ventures, etc.).
Prior to founding Sentio, George was a management consultant with McKinsey and Cisco in New York and London, with expertise in Big Data and Analytics. During that time, he gained significant experience working with C-level executives and Fortune 100 clients in a variety of industries such as Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, and Financial Services.
He has a background in Engineering and Business and holds 3 Master’s degrees including a MSc in Management Science & Engineering from Columbia University. George is a pioneer of the Mental Health tech space and a frequent speaker at leading global conferences (HLTH, Future of Behavioral and Mental Health, TEDx, Launch SF, etc.) and Universities (Stanford, University of California, etc.).
Founder & Host, Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech
Solome Tibebu is a behavioral health technology strategist passionate about health equity and access. Solome is also the host of the Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech summit, the largest virtual conference for digital behavioral health. Solome was the founding Director of The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health, a philanthropic fund seeded by Pivotal Ventures, Melinda Gates’ personal investment and incubation company, and other private family offices. Prior to consulting various stakeholders on all things behavioral health technology, Solome worked in corporate development, venture capital, behavioral health EHR software, ran a mental health tech startup, founded AnxietyInTeens.org, and has been developing healthcare startup communities since 2012. Solome is an advisor or board director to several behavioral health companies and national nonprofits.
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