We are a curious team of adventurers exploring unknown territory.
Kate’s professional mission is to share psychological ideas with a broader audience and liaise academia and business. She was previously the founder of Sooth, a mobile platform for advice and Knowable Research, a research and consulting firm focused on the incorporation of social science into product and marketing research. Prior to that, she was Director of Measurement Science at Nielsen Online (BuzzMetrics) and EVP, Strategy at Dachis Group (now Sprinklr). Kate received her PhD in social psychology at the University of Texas, Austin.
Jean Marc Emden
Jean Marc believes people have an inherent need to share their dreams and that we are missing a huge opportunity to provide this destination, globally. He sees untapped potential for marketers to better understand their constituents through dreams, and more broadly, for society to gain depth and insights about humanity. Jean-Marc has spent nearly 30 years leading investments and building high performing teams in the financial sector and is now the CEO and Founder of DreamsCloud, the global online destination for dreams.
Jamie is an internationally recognized social psychologist who's endlessly curious about human nature. Currently, as Executive Director of Project 2021, Jamie is leading the charge to establish the infrastructure for innovation across the University of Texas at Austin campus through course design, technology integration and rigorous evaluation. He was chair of the UT Department of Psychology for 9 years and is also the creator of Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC), a computerized text analysis program that is now widely used in academic, government, and corporate settings under the name Receptiviti.
Maureen is an anthropologist and data scientist. Her career has spanned diverse experiences from Research to Policy to Medical Anthropology. Her interests include cultural and social anthropology, linguistics, neurolinguistics, mathematics, geology, ecology and climatology.
Rachel recently completed her Ph.D. in social psychology at the University of Rochester. She spent the past several years studying how different types of motivation impact individuals psychologically and behaviorally.
OUR BOARD OF ADVISORS
Chief Research Officer, Nielsen
Expert: Measurement Science
Professor Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Expert: Psychopathology, Bipolar Disorder
Explorer in Residence, National Geographic; Professor, Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Expert: Anthropology, Ethnobotany.
Professor, Computer Science
Expert: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Chief Executive Officer, People Pattern
Expert: Social Technology
Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities, Georgia Tech
Expert: Digital Humanities, Data Visualization
Jen van der Meer
Founder, Reason Street ; Professor, Entrepreneurship
Expert: Health Technology