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
Stephen founded nOCD after feeling frustrated with a lack of resources and community during his own OCD recovery. In his spare time, he enjoys running hill sprints, listening to audiobooks, and eating breakfast no matter the time of day.
Larry Trusky
Chief Technology Officer
25+ year veteran of healthcare information technology, responsible for technology and operations for nOCD. Passionate about bringing innovative solutions to market and being part of a mission driven culture. Go Badgers!
Jamie Feusner
Chief Medical Officer
Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and Director of the UCLA OCD Intensive Treatment Program since 2006, Dr. Feusner is an internationally recognized researcher and clinician for OCD and related disorders.
Ilyas Patanam
Software Engineer
Ilyas wants to make it easier for people to get evidence-based care, and is revamping nOCD’s iOS app. Previously, he was a data scientist at Neural Analytics and researched statistical genetics at Duke University.
Anil Vaitla
Software Engineer
Anil works on Backend Services, iOS, and Android apps. Before nOCD, he spent the greater part of his career in operations work at Hulu. He likes to spend his afternoons with family. Hi Mom!
Patrick Carey
Director of Content
Patrick, who studied on the east coast but missed Chicago’s winters, joined our content team to help people get better information about mental health. He writes blogs and newsletters, contributes to the website, and manages clinical trial partnerships. His weekends involve dogs, coffee, and soccer.
Molly Chao
Director of Product Design
Molly’s work at nOCD spans strategy, experience design, and branding. She is passionate about making meaningful experiences that solve real problems and bring enjoyment to users. Before nOCD, Molly worked as a design lead at Grubhub and Walgreens. When not at work, you can find her exploring nature, painting, or petting her cat Fattie.
Phoebe Kranefuss
Content Marketing Coordinator
Phoebe is part of the nOCD content team. She writes about life with OCD and leverages social media to engage with and acquire new nOCD community members. She is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, and loves rock climbing, reading, and dogs.
Chris Lam
Software Engineer
Chris joined nOCD as a full-stack engineer after working at a proprietary trading firm since his graduation from University of Illinois. He’s excited about developing software and gleaning insights from data to improve people’s lives.
Ray Li
Software Engineer
Ray's expertise is with Android development. He has published 7 apps and is an avid contributor to the Android community. In his spare time, he enjoys making apps, running, and staying hydrated.
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