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Event Schedule Heating Up for Kumanu, Kicking-off with the Silicon Valley Employers Forum

This fall, Kumanu is crossing the country in-person and virtually to see old friends, meet new ones, and live our purpose to build bigger lives, stronger organizations, and healthier communities.

Our first stop was at the Silicon Valley Employers Forum. In 2019, Dr. Strecher gave the keynote address at the SVEF’s Bay Area Global Benefits Conference in San Jose, CA. 

While the event was open only to SVEF members, you can learn more about their great organization here.

Our upcoming events schedule gives us the opportunity to speak with incredibly diverse and esteemed audiences. Be sure to catch us at one of them if you can! If you have any questions or if you’d like to attend any of the following events, please reach out to us at We can point you in the right direction and we may even have a discount (or a free pass!) for you:

About SVEF

The Silicon Valley Employers Forum (SVEF) is a coalition of high-tech employers that impacts and influences the evolution of global benefits.

Through their membership, companies benchmark and share domestic and international benefits best practices to optimize, manage and create leading edge employee benefits programs and experiences.


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Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH

CEO and Chief Purpose Officer, Kumanu

Vic Strecher (PhD, MPH) is a leader and visionary in the fields of purpose and wellbeing, creating new solutions that operate at the intersection of the science of behavior change and advanced technology. In 1998, Vic created Health Media pioneering Web-based “digital health coaching.” Since January 2014, Vic has given keynote presentations about the role of purpose in life, energy, and willpower to over 1,500 organizations, providing him the opportunity to not only respond to the growing interests of the market, but to also continue to help shape it. In late 2015, Kumanu (formerly JOOL Health) was launched as a major paradigm shift in how individuals engage in the pursuit of purpose, meaning and wellbeing while offering organizations a more insightful means to support positive culture and behavior change.


Eric Zimmerman, MPH, MBA

Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Commercialization Officer, Kumanu

Eric brings global experience in design, launch, and commercialization of breakthrough digital health solutions focused on population health, connectivity, community, and collaboration. Before joining Kumanu, Eric led strategic marketing, product management, business development, and behavior design as Chief Marketing Officer at RedBrick Health. He previously held leadership roles at RelayHealth, Mirixa, Medscape and StayWell. Eric earned his B.A. in Ecology Behavior and Evolution at UCSD’s Revelle College, his MPH in Behavior Science and Health Education from UCLA, and his MBA from Pepperdine University.

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