Kami was born out of three founders' personal experiences with parenthood and wellbeing. They each have their own unique stories and have spent hours chatting to hundreds of parents in order to truly understand their needs and how to best support them. Kami fuses cutting-edge AI with human expertise, resulting in an intelligent support system for working parents, providing evidence-based, judgement-free support that empowers all parents to improve their mental health and foster healthy early development in their children.
Erika is a leading industry voice in parental wellness and as a mother of five, she knows first hand the difficulties faced by parents pre and post birth, having suffered with postnatal depression following the arrival of her youngest child. She is Sky News’ resident parenting expert and a research officer at LSE, undertaking a PhD in Psychological Behavioural Science. Erika is an MBA and multi-award winning entrepreneur, winning awards for her dedication and work in child psychology and digital education.
Jacob has over 10 years experience in the investment and fintech sectors, holding operations and finance roles before joining Kami. Jacob has a Bachelor's degree in Economics and International Relations from the University of Exeter and is a Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst. Having worked in both corporate and tech environments, he is well placed to manage the roll out of the Kami platform to organisations and parents.
Helen holds PhDs from the University of Cambridge in both Machine Learning for NLP and in Natural Language and Information Processing. She previously developed an algorithm to detect emotion and abusive language via social media data text analysis, thus uniquely positioned to develop our core product IP involving deeptech to assess parental mental wellbeing.