Jo Aggarwal is a co-founder and CEO of Wysa, an AI-enabled platform for behavioral health. Wysa has had 100 million conversations with 2.4 million users from 30 countries, and helps plans, providers and employers offer a ‘front door’ into their behavioral health stack, with quick assessment, escalation into custom care pathways and AI-guided self-management.
Previously, Jo was the Managing Director of Pearson Learning Solutions in the UK, where she was recognized by the eLearning Center in the UK as one of the top three thought-leaders in education technology globally.
In 2009, Jo left her corporate career to join the founding team of Silatech, a UN-backed organization that uses technology to address root causes of terrorism by bringing jobs to youth in post-conflict Arab countries such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria, and Egypt.
Her work on mobile employability has helped connect over one million young people to skills and jobs, and won a Silver at the Stevie Awards, as well as the Global Telecom Business Innovation award in 2013.
Jo is on the Board of Head Held High, a rural employment social enterprise, a Trustee of the Rural Edge Trust, and an advisor to employability startups Edureka and Aspiring Minds.
Starting her career in the Tata group’s leadership cadre (TAS), Jo has served as an expert advisor to McKinsey & Co and National Skills Development Council in India.
Jo holds a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.