Kendra Markle

Kendra Markle
Researcher, Stanford Prevention Research Center

Website | @kendramarkle

As an entrepreneur and founder/CEO of AlterActions.org, Kendra builds persuasive technology tools for healthy behavior change. Her tools combine the latest research in neuroscience and the psychology of persuasion with mobile and social technology to help and influence people to change their behavior for the better. Her techniques produce lasting changes in lifestyle in people struggling with obesity, anxiety, chronic conditions and emotional health issues.

Kendra’s background includes bio-medical engineering degrees from MIT, 6 years at Kaiser Permanente working with clinical care teams on technology tools for patients and ongoing research with the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab on innovative ways to use mobile and social media to improve health outcomes.

A popular and dynamic industry conference speaker, she’s presented at Persuasive, Mobile Health, Healthcare Unbound, Games for Health, Web 2.0 Expo and others.

Sessions

Location Development, Mobile Development Yerba Buena Salon 1-3
Moderated by:
Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech)
Panelists:
Halle Tecco (Rock Health), Kendra Markle (Stanford Prevention Research Center), Bill Davenhall (Esri), Christine Lemke (AchieveMint)
Health is personally, societally, economically, and globally critical. Health does not happen in a doctors office and so health IT can not just be about medical records. Health happens where and how we spend our time and mobile and location based technologies can be our most powerful vector for measuring, managing, and mobilizing health.  Read more.
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
  • Control Group
  • Localeze
  • MyCityWay
  • Socrata
  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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