About Philia Labs
Our team of experts and world leading professionals has significant experience in the innovation, development and commercialisation of digital products, having worked with well-known companies including IMEC, Pfizer, IBM, USFDA, CSIRO and Monash University.
The Philia Team
Chief Executive Officer
Significant experience in business management, and building digital products and teams globally.
Strategy; Medical Affairs
Ex-Pfizer, FDA and academia, numerous start-ups and product commercialisations.
Head of Growth & Engagement
Coaching & leadership; 4 start-ups in 3 industries, Board-certified coach (NBHWC).
Multiple patents for wearable sensors and analytics in academia and industry.
VP Product Engineering
Develops and monitors complex systems; Project and Quality Management.
Combines engineering and physiology to create solutions for physiological afflictions.
Teva Pharmaceuticals, ex-ResMed executive, MedTech startups; clinical trial and commercialisation.
Former Chief Strategy Officer (Wuxi), Strategy and R&D (Pfizer), corporate and commercial roles in biotech and MedTech.
MS. Emma Cushing
NSW Health Engagement
NSW Health Project Manager; ex-Business and Clinical Development Strategy roles in MedTech and Pharmaceuticals.
Ms. RAjna Bogdanovic
Co-founder of KYND Wellness and First Response Health, Stress, anxiety, PTSD in NZ Police and Fire & Emergency.
MR. Ben Steer
Pharmaceutical / Health Technology Executive
Experienced senior marketing leader & extensive experience in biotech, business development and marketing strategy.
Dr. Alexandra Crosswell
Assistant Prof. Psychiatry UCSF Weill Inst. Neurosci.
Exec. Dir. of NIA-funded Stress Measurement Network; enhancing precision of psychosocial stress measurement.
Dr. Vinyak Smith
Clinical Scientist and Innovator
Clinician and scientist at Monash University; medical device innovation, healthcare strategy, commercialization of technology, VC advisory.
Dr. LAUREN N WHITEHURST
Assistant Prof. Psychology UKTY Cognitive Science
Researches body-brain interaction, regulatory effects on cognition, and use of app-based tech for mental health concerns.
Mr. Jaspal Narulla
Businessman and Investor in Biomedical, Pharma & Fintech
47 years experienced businessman with wide networks; verticals in nutraceuticals, Biotech Pharmaceuticals; global investments