Quality Talks 2021: Julia Hu & the Health Realm after the Pandemic

Julia Hu is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lark Health, a chronic disease prevention and management platform that uses a cognitive behavioral therapy framework, conversational AI, and connected devices to help people stay healthy and in control of their conditions. Having managed her own chronic disease her whole life, Julia felt the incredible benefits of 24/7 compassionate care, and works to bring that same experience to others using technology. Under Julia’s leadership, Lark’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), which is Fully Recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Health Program, Diabetes Care Program, and Hypertension Program have served nearly 2 million members, and have demonstrated clinically validated outcomes. Lark now works with the top five payers, and all-together with 17 health plans and more than 50,000 employer groups through its health plan partnerships. A serial entrepreneur, Julia was named to Business Insider’s 30 Under 40 Changing Healthcare list and number one in “Top 10 Women in Tech to Watch” and “30 Under 30” by Inc. Magazine, as well as “17 Female Healthcare CEOs to Know”, Becker’s Hospital Review. Prior to founding Lark Health, Julia ran global startup incubator Clean Tech Open, her own green buildings startup, and was an EIR at Stanford’s StartX. She received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Stanford, and half an MBA from MIT before leaving to start Lark. Julia is a faculty member at Singularity University, on the board of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and speaks regularly on digital health, IoT, and innovation on CNN, NBC, Bloomberg, MIT, and more.