Industry advisors and consultants

The industry experts whose knowledge and experience help shape our approach.

Dan Jurafsky, PhD


Dan Jurafsky is Professor of Linguistics and Professor by Courtesy of Computer Science at Stanford University. Dan received his Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1992, both from the University of California at Berkeley, and also taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder before joining the Stanford faculty in 2004. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and has served on a variety of editorial boards, corporate advisory boards, and program committees. Dan’s research extends broadly throughout natural language processing as well as its application to the behavioral and social sciences.

Jodi Prochaska, PhD, MPH


Jodi is a Professor with the Stanford Prevention Research Center in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University and a member of the Stanford Cancer Institute. Her research program is leveraging technology to bring health behavior change interventions into novel settings and to at-risk populations. She has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and serves on the editorial boards of JAMA Internal Medicine, Tobacco Regulatory Science, and Health Psychology.

Matthew Kendra, PhD


Matthew is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His work focuses on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, substance use disorders, and increasing access to mental health care.

Katherine Taylor, PsyD


Katherine is a clinical psychologist with a focus on expanding access to mental health services. Her core expertise is in women’s health, and in delivering evidence-based mental health via digital technologies to women in the perinatal period, as well as veterans and other target populations.

Sanno Zack, PhD


Sanno Zack, PhD is a Consultant and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She specializes in trauma and mindfulness-based intervention, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, in addition to professional wellbeing and development.