Meet the Team
Julia Walsh MD, MSc is a Professor of Maternal and Child Health and International Health at the School of Public Health at the University of California Berkeley. In the graduate Global Health Core Course, she teaches about vaccines, malaria, and how to identify the 'best buys' for improving health status where resources are severely limited. She has studied cost-effectiveness of several new health technologies and interventions used among poor populations in India, Myanmar, Mexico, and other countries. She has lived or worked in more than 25 low and middle income countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America and has worked as expert advisor or consultant for USAID, WHO, World Bank, Gates Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and other international organizations.
Anandamoy Sen (BS Electrical Engineering, MS. Electrical and Computer Engineering, MBA UCB Haas MBA 2014) is an experienced mobile technology professional with a passion for innovation. He has spent 10 years in development and commercialization of connected car platform, smartphones, mobile payments and Internet-of-Things. Currently, he is working with Apple on improving battery-life of devices in iOS ecosystem. Prior to this he worked with Sierra Wireless as Product Manager and with Qualcomm as a Tech Lead. Anandamoy leverages his R&D experience, product commercialization expertise and deep understanding of software platform business to make his vision a reality.
Jessica Watterson lives in Samoa, where she works for the World Health Organization on an e-health platform to improve health worker training. She holds a Master in Public Health degree from University of California, Berkeley, has over eight years of experience in the field of public health and has traveled and worked in more than 20 countries. Most recently, as a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow at the Ministry of Health in Samoa, Jessica conducted an mHealth study to determine the effectiveness of mobile phone reminders and education for improving maternal health. She has also served as a health educator for women living in the slums in Kolkata, India and worked with Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres to increase awareness for issues in health and human rights through publications and events. Jessica brings both her experience and her passion for improving the health of underserved women and children to this project.