Jay Brown is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Health Behavior Solutions, a digital therapeutics company with health apps currently in clinical testing and development aimed at improving health outcomes for individuals with mental health conditions. Jay is the Program Manager at Texas Health Catalyst, an initiative of the University of Texas at Austin’s Medical School designed to help faculty commercialize their intellectual property and community startups get connected to clinical partners. He previously managed an undergraduate program at UT Austin designed to help STEM students learn about entrepreneurial principles and get experiential learning with science-based market discovery and prototyping.
As an entrepreneur with lived experience with depression, Jay believes that it is important to share his story with others in order to normalize the condition. He volunteers with NAMI Austin to share his personal experience of living with depression with the community, and has led peer support groups for individuals living with depression.