This week’s podcast features our amazing interview with Matthew Stoudt, the CEO of AppliedVR. Matthew was previously cofounder and CEO of Outcast Media International (which was sold to Verifone), the McDonald’s New Ventures Entrepreneur in Residence, ran private equity at Triumph Capital Group and investment banking at DLJ, and earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Matthew joined us on the program to talk about the work he and his team are doing with applied VR in this second part of our series on Virtual Reality in the healthcare space.

A few of the topics we dive into in this episode include:

  • Matthew’s background and how he came to develop an interest in VR
  • Matthew and AppliedVR’s work with Dr. Brennan Spiegel of Cedars-Sinai and how that relationship with Cedars-Sinai came into place
  • How AppliedVR’s technology works to influence behavioral changes and how it plays in the behavioral health space
  • How AppliedVR is using big data to help with treatment development and what kind of data they are looking at, how it is collected, and how AppliedVR is building on it over time to adaptively implement what the data is showing
  • What Matthew says has been the hardest part of building the company and how he is overcoming that
  • Matthew’s thoughts on how critical it is for entrepreneurs in the healthcare space to have close relationships with providers and healthcare systems, like Cedars-Sinai, as they build out their technology
  • What has surprised Matthew most in his work to date
  • Matthew’s thoughts overall on the future of VR

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Innovation Rising Episode 21: Matthew Stoudt, CEO of AppliedVR


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