Joyce Nwatuobi is an accomplished healthcare executive, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of ThriveHealth, a digital health technology company headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. ThriveHealth is on a mission to improve access to care simply and securely through a suite of digital health products and services in Behavioral Health and Kidney Care.
Prior to founding ThriveHealth, Joyce was a Regional VP of Operations for Fresenius Kidney Care, the largest kidney care organization in the United States. She also worked as Senior VP of Finance Ops for Aurora Health Care, where she was responsible for revenues in excess of $2.8Billion across 9 hospitals and over 50 outpatient multi-specialty facilities.
Recognized as a Top 20 innovator in Telemedicine by the Technology Innovators Magazine, ThriveHealth is on a mission to tackle health equity, education, and access for the underserved. Through strategic partnerships with Strata Health, Waypoint Innovation, Black Doctors USA, and several health care providers we facilitate the adoption and use of innovative digital solutions in the delivery of healthcare. Their customers range from large health systems to independent healthcare providers in both rural and urban communities.
Joyce Nwatuobi lives in Milwaukee, WI with her husband, three children and a Pit bull mix. She volunteers at the repairers of the breach, a daytime facility which provides healthcare, meals, clothing, and education for the homeless. She is also the founder of Fund Forty and Art for Hope International charity organizations which provides seed fund, coaching and mentoring for women in abusive relationships.
In this session, Joyce will cover:
Her why, passion what drives her, Mission
Looking back to Advising myself if I was 21 years old?
Building technology as a non-tech founder
Perspective on how tech is impacting the healthcare industry especially
About Startup Grind:
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 115 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
The event will be broadcast by video conference. The link will be sent to all registered participants.
Brief introduction of Startup Grind (5 min)
Conversation between Joyce and Àyush Jain (45min)
Question Time (10 mins)
About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month
This month Startup Grind is celebrating DEI month, presented with SVB and supported by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs. DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; 31 days to emphasize the importance of diversity across our global startup ecosystem, and what it means to all of us. We are so excited to take this time to recognize and amplify the voices of leaders in our globally diverse communities, providing a platform for those that may not have been heard previously.
In addition to this event, you can also view Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month events taking place across our global startup community here or register for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit here