Co-Founder, Board Member
An expert clinician and trainer in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Kelly has spent her career developing innovative ways to close the gap between scientific research and how clinicians practice. Since co-founding her first behavioral health training company in 1997, she has given life to multiple behavioral technology ventures, including BTECH Research, Practice Ground, and Evidence-Based Practice Institute, LLC. Kelly is also adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Washington and the author of Doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Practical Guide.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
With more than 30 federal grant and over 50 peer-reviewed publications, Linda is recognized as one of the world’s most preeminent DBT and Substance Use Disorder experts. She has partnered with Dr. Koerner on multiple ventures, including BTECH Research and Evidence-Based Practice Institute, LLC. and serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Washington. She is also principal owner of Portland DBT Institute, which employs 30 clinicians in two Oregon locations and Heal, Thrive, Grow Behavioral Health, Inc., a private practice group serving adults and adolescents.
Chief Executive Officer
Todd is a serial technology entrepreneur with experience building startup teams (both product and engineering) across 4 continents. He previously founded ThoughtLeadr, a native advertising company, which built one of the fastest ad servers on the planet. Before ThoughtLeadr, Todd built a mobile design and development firm called ReignDesign based in Shanghai, China. ReignDesign developed the very first iOS app for the enterprise in partnership with Frog Design & Standard Charter back in 2008. Over the course of his career, Todd has been a technical problem solver for companies including IBM, Nortel, Deutsche Telekom, Reddit, Salon, and Conde Nast. Todd holds a degree in Biology from Wake Forest University, with a concentration in computation biology.
Chief Information Security Officer
Business executive with experience in business, technology, operations, partnerships, marketing and product management strategies to create multiples in economic value in US and global settings. Successfully managed P&L with collaborative relationships, building organizational capability, optimizing processes and serves the business mission with changing needs of the markets. Agile, flexible and responsive to organizational and market conditions and experienced in leading multi-cultural teams. Deep knowledge of technology business leveraging innovation in business models. Entrepreneurial experience in product development and management of web based business applications and digital strategies. Blog and technology writer for healthcare technology markets.
Chief Operating Officer
Joe Restivo is a two-time exiting entrepreneur whose focus has been on building, growing, and leading operations. As EBPI's COO, Joe is responsible for organization-wide operational excellence and equipping the team for scale. Previously, Joe led operations for the remote video capture market-leader, OpenReel, as well as for two cybersecurity startups, Deja vu Security and Peach Tech, both of which were subsequently acquired by Accenture LLP and GitLab, respectively. Joe holds a Leadership and Executive Master of Business Administration from the Center for Leadership Formation within Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University where he also serves as an adjunct professor on Managing Organizational Risk.
Lived Experience Advisory Board Chair
Topher brings a lifetime of relevant experience to our team. He spent 12 years developing and managing peer support programs in intensive psychiatric settings in addition to a background in information technology, including EMRs. As a suicide attempt survivor himself, Topher has a personal commitment to the work at Jaspr Health.
Professor, Suicidology Expert
Dr. Jobes’ research and writing in suicide has produced well over 100 peer reviewed publications (including six books on clinical suicidology). As an internationally recognized suicidologist, Dr. Jobes is a past President of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and was a recipient of that organization’s 1995 “Shneidman Award” in recognition of early career contribution to suicide research. Dr. Jobes is the creator and developer of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS), an evidenced based treatment for suicide backed by over 30 years of research and multiple randomized controlled trials.