Meet our leadership team and members around the world.
And Proud Members of Digital Wellness Collective
Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary
Dr. Tracy A. Dennis-Tiwary is a Professor of psychology and neuroscience at The City University of New York and co-founder of the digital therapeutics company Wise Therapeutics and creator of the stress- and anxiety-reduction app Personal Zen. She conducts NIH-funded research at Hunter College on the biobehavioral basis of teen anxiety and risk for suicide and the impact of digital technology on social-emotional adjustment. She explores the interplay between digital technology and emotional well-being on her blog Psyche’s Circuitry and the Psychology Today Blog More than a Feeling. Tracy is an advisor for DWC and Co-Executive Director of the Hunter College Center for Health Technology and The Stress, Anxiety, and Resilience Research Center.
Andrew Dunn is co-founder and CEO of Oakland-based Siempo: creating technology that protects and promotes human thriving. Siempo’s first product is an Android interface designed to protect users from addicting apps. Andrew was a key initiator of Digital Wellness Collective and is passionate about supporting the ecosystem’s flourishing, particularly through mentoring humane tech entrepreneurs on corporate and organizational structure.
Best known for co-creating Words with Friends, Thakkar is a video games entrepreneur who has affected millions of players through 15 years in the industry. His belief in the disruptive potential of games as a connective force between people in our era of loneliness is what drives him in the space of digital wellness. Thakkar identifies as a conscious video gamer and is excited to advise DWC on humanely designed games that support mental health in an age of technology.
August is the founder of techwellness.com the solutions-based site for creating safe, healthy and happy relationships with technology. With over 55 Videos, a podcast and a popular blog, topics include healthy digital homes, EMF mitigation, blue light, tech addictions and Internet privacy. After a TV career and heading a successful So Cal advertising agency, August came to this cause through a personal journey of understanding her own sensitivity to wireless energy(EHS) August shares her passion for spreading this message as an advisor to The Digital Wellness Collective.