Ari Billig graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Psychology and a BA in Economics. Ari also received an MBA from the Said Business School at the University of Oxford. They served as a research assistant in various psychology and neuroscience labs, while residing in Seattle. They then established and oversaw the mental health division at a medical staffing agency for five years before leaving to pursue their MBA. They are currently employed by SyncVR as a Business Developer, where they use their background in organisational healthcare and mental health to assist in bringing virtual reality solutions to the NHS. They oversee the UK department's financing station and have been successful in obtaining funding for a number of projects, including Innovate UK funding for a dialectical behavioural therapy informed application to teach mood management strategies to patients on secondary care waiting lists.
15:30 - 16:15
Ari Billig | SyncVR
Katalin Vikuk | Heka VR
Tristan Gribbin | Flow
Simeone Scaramozzino | Transformative Tech Lab