Created by people in the OCD community, for the OCD community– driving every aspect of our mission.
Clinical Advisors
Dr. Jenny Yip
Clinical Advisor
As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and the Director of the Renewed Freedom Center, Dr. Jenny Yip is a nationally recognized OCD expert.
Dr. Kevin Chapman
Clinical Advisor
The Former Director of the University of Louisville’s Center for Mental Health Disparities, Dr. Kevin Chapman specializes in treating OCD using ERP and CBT. He also treats other anxiety disorders.
Taylor Newendorp
Clinical Advisor
As a leader of OCD Midwest, the President of the Chicago Counseling Center, and a former clinical supervisor at Alexian Brothers Hospital, Taylor Newendorp has helped people with OCD for decades.
Growth Advisors
Glen Tullman
Growth Advisor, Board Member
A visionary leader and entrepreneur, Tullman previously ran Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) that changed the way healthcare is delivered. He is the current CEO of Livongo Health, and a Forbes contributor.
Matt Thompson
Growth Advisor
After receiving an MBA from Stanford, Thompson has focused on growing tech, telecom, and media businesses, often publishing articles in tech and finance magazines. He’s an SVP at Skyview Capital.
John Joe Smith
Growth Advisor
With his expertise in mobile growth hacking, Smith helps tech startups grow quickly. He’s the Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Branch.io.
Our Team
Stephen Smith
Chief Executive Officer, Founder
After being diagnosed with OCD, Smith recovered and created nOCD to help others get better too. He went to Pomona College and has a background in UI/UX design and project management.
Larry Trusky
Chief Technology Officer
25+ year veteran of healthcare information technology, responsible for the overall technology vision and operations of the company.
Anil Vaitla
Lead Software Engineer
Anil spent a greater part of his career in operations work at Hulu and is now ready to work on client facing services at nOCD. He likes to spend his afternoons with friends at the movies.
Ilyas Patanam
Software Engineer
Previously, Ilyas was a data scientist at Neural Analytics and spent time at Duke researching statistical genetics. He is now excited to revamp nOCD's iOS app.
Michael Gross
Director of Member Experience
Mike has been learning extensively about OCD for almost a decade. He's worked in fast-paced startup environments and leads nOCD's efforts in improving member experience and growing the community.
Patrick Carey
Director of Content
Patrick returned to Chicago after studying English at Brown, and worked with a creative writing nonprofit in Chicago Public Schools before joining nOCD to create educational content and spread mental health awareness.
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