Lark Health CEO Julia Hu Seeks to Bring Relief and Assistance to People Managing Chronic Illness

Breaking Health Podcast | Episode 126


Lark CEO and Founder Julia Hu had launched two cleantech start-ups early in her career, but a childhood managing a chronic disease predestined her to start Lark Health, developer of an AI-empowered “coach” that can help people with chronic disease manage their own health.

Podcast Guest


Julia Hu

Co-Founder & CEO

Lark Health

Julia Hu founded Lark Health to make healthcare more personal and compassionate through AI.

Having managed her own chronic disease her whole life, Julia felt the incredible benefits of 24/7 compassionate care. With health experts and coaches from Stanford, Harvard and artificial intelligence technologists, they developed Lark – a 24/7 personal AI health coach that texts with people to help them manage and prevent chronic disease – anytime, anywhere.

A serial entrepreneur, Julia was named in “2015’s Top 10 Women in Tech to Watch” and “30 Under 30” by Inc. Magazine, and "17 Female Healthcare CEOs to Know", Becker's Hospital Review. Previously, Julia ran global startup incubator Clean Tech Open, her own green buildings startup, and was an EIR at Stanford’s StartX. She received her Master’s and Bachelor's degrees from Stanford. Julia is a faculty member at Singularity University, and on the board of the Council of Diabetes Prevention.

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Stephen Krupa

Healthegy Contributing Host Stephen Krupa is CEO of Healthedge, a software company focused on providing next-generation, business-transforming technology products to the healthcare payor market.



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