Personalizing employee wellbeing with technology with Tan Le, Founder & CEO of EMOTIV

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Simpplr Podcast Ep 44 with Tan Le, Founder & CEO of EMOTIV

This episode features an interview with Tan Le, Founder and CEO of EMOTIV. Tan is an innovator, entrepreneur, speaker, and award-winning industry leader. Founded in 2011, EMOTIV is a bioinformatics company that uses electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand the human brain and accelerate brain research globally. EMOTIV’s braintech is cited by 19,000 research papers, representing breakthroughs in research for a range of diseases, brain impairments, and educational modalities.

In this episode, Amanda and Tan discuss using science to improve employee experience, personalizing wellbeing, and the cost of task switching.

02:44 Tan explains EMOTIV 
11:52 Segment: Story Time
15:11 Tan’s background
17:51 Segment: Getting Tactical
18:18 What data and science can tell us that employee surveys can’t 
31:06 The cost of task switching
34:42 Segment: Asking For a Friend
37:48 Tan’s advice for implementing EEGs

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Tan Le

Tan Le (BCom (Hon), LLB (Hon)) is Founder & CEO of EMOTIV, a neuroinformatics company advancing understanding of the human brain using electroencephalography (EEG). She is a technology innovator, entrepreneur, business executive and sought-after speaker.

Tan is the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious 2018 Innovation Research Interchange (IRI) Achievement Award as a pioneering leader in the development of mobile EEG systems and in advancing understanding of the human brain; G’Day USA Global Innovation Awards, Advance Global Australian Award for ICT, AutoVision Innovations Award, Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award. She was named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2013. She has been featured in the Who’s Who in Australia list since 1999, Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology in 2010 and Forbes’ 50 Names You Need to Know in 2011. She has also been an Ambassador for the Status of Women since 2001. Named Young Australian of the Year in 1998, Ms Le’s story is featured in the National Museum of Australia. She was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2009.

In 2018, a portrait of Tan was added to the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia- an honor bestowed on prominent Australians whose life sets them apart as an individual of long-term public interest.

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