SISUROOT is a mobile app that helps people communicate more effectively through awareness of their emotions. Selected in the Pfizer Innovation Program at Galvanize. For the press release, click here. This project is at an early seed stage. Please sign up to stay updated as we actively work with partners for MVP development and continue to perform more user studies.
We are looking for partners to collaborate in evaluating our tools and developing effective computing technologies together to solve the challenges in mental health.
Mental wellness is an underserved area—in part because there is a stigma around the term “mental disease.” The field is brimming with potential for innovation and growth—more and more people seeking out natural ways to improve their mood and brain performance, and there are some excellent tools that people can use on a daily basis.
Current methods to assess mental illnesses like depression and then ultimately select appropriate treatment have many limitations. They are usually based on having clinician rate scales, which were developed in the 1960s. Their require accurate communication. We are working to make this easier, better and more effective.
SISUROOT aims to improve lives by building solutions connecting human emotions and computational technology. Through advanced effective technology and machine learning analytics, we improve mental wellness. We provide analytics to help better manage and understand the ways emotions impact health and behavior.
We trust each other; We learn and create together; We deliver results and have fun.
Nehal is a talented executive with over 19 years of experience in taking innovative technologies from prototype to fundraising for commercialization. Nehal has founded four technology startups with no debt and positive cash flows from OEM sales, government funding and partnerships in renewables, power generation, and internet applications. Under Nehal, we won ARPA-e award ($3.5M) for titanium production process innovation working with Carnegie Mellon University, Idaho National Lab, University of Cambridge UK, and University of California, Berkeley. At Dehlsen Associates, she helped win $15M through government funding to advance renewable energy technologies from concept (TRL 2) towards commercialization (TRL 5). Nehal was selected by US Venture Partners ($600M fund) to lead/vet their solar thermal business plan where through customer discovery she led a pivot in distributed generation in the food industry. With her leadership, Mechanical Solutions and Services Inc. became Siemens preferred supplier with offices in Florida and India executing on a multi-year, $6M agreement within three years with 250 FTE pipeline from other OEMs.
Nehal’s startup SISUROOT in mental health technology was selected for the Pfizer Innovation Program and by U.S. State Department leading to GES Summit participation as a US delegate in 2017.
Nehal has a Bachelor of aerospace engineering degree from Georgia-Tech and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon.
Louise founded and managed two venture capital based startups. She raised the seed capital and all subsequent rounds of equity investment and managed the growth of the companies from first employee to successful acquisition. In particular, her expertise is in defining new and emerging markets and in building the business case for investors in these new areas. She is the holder of two patents in software design.
Answer Systems was the first company in the internal help desk automation market. From just an idea, the company grew to profitability by delivering proven cost savings to its Fortune 500 customers like Walgreens, Prudential Securities, Royal Bank of Scotland, British Air, and France Telecom. Broad Daylight, the second company, was among the very first to deliver SaaS CRM solutions to major organizations including Cisco, ATT, BellSouth, McDonalds, and Kodak.
Louise has served on two Boards for the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs. Prior to her experience in the Silicon Valley, Louise was a hardware design engineer for aerospace and computer hardware companies. A member of the first class of female freshman at Caltech, Louise earned both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from that institution in engineering. She is currently a member of the Caltech board of trustees.In 1976 she was a finalist in the first selection of astronauts for the Space Shuttle program.
Lynn Miller is an advisory board member for Sisuroot (iMetalx Group). In this capacity, he is responsible for providing input on data science and business strategy and its influence on product components.
Lynn is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of proven success in financial services, technology, and online retail industries. He and his teams have driven revenue and cost goals by improving the customer experience with the application of external and internally held customer data, machine learning and robotics. Lynn has a diverse background in strategy, credit risk management, fraud management, marketing analytics, product development and machine learning. Prior to joining the advisory board, he has held leadership positions at Elevate Credit, eBay, PayPal, Cognilytics (now Centurylink-Cognilytics), and American Express. Lynn has been on the executive team of two startup firms that have exited either privately or with an IPO.
Lynn holds a PhD from the University of Illinois in Agricultural Economics, a MS from Cornell University, and a BS from The Ohio State University.
A focused and energetic leader with proven initiative, influencing, conflict resolution, negotiation skills. He brings on 20 years of IT and Sales experience in Silicon Valley including Apple, Oracle , Cisco, IBM, Accenture and Deloitte. Well experienced in Private Equity, Venture Funding, Business Advisory ,Technology Advisory ,Startup Incubation, Acquisitions, Organizational Consulting and Business process Reengineering. Seven years of experience in the Startup world; Technology Advisory, Solution Architecting, Product Management, Strategy , Sales Operations, People Skills and Investor Relations. Well educated and knowledgeable in Future Industry Marquees – AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Marketing Research, Empowering SAAS Churns, Gamification Platforms and Social Collaborations. About 22 years of industry experience providing solution thought leadership in the area of go-to-market strategies and solutions.