Kwabena Blankson, aka "Doctor Bobo," is a pediatrician Board Certified in Adolescent Medicine. He is a Partner at Girls to Women Health and Wellness/Young Men’s Health and Wellness clinic in Dallas where he regularly works with teens and their families on finding balance in the digital era. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine, Blankson is a retired Major in the US Air Force. He is the co-founder of Gamer Wellness, an organization that educates and supports gamers and their loved ones, and he serves on the Advisory Board of the Athlete Foundry. Blankson's work has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, CNN, Time magazine, Forbes, and in Oprah’s Happiness O-Course.
Eva Selhub is an internationally recognized expert, physician, speaker, scientist and consultant in the fields of stress, resilience, and working with the natural environment to achieve maximum health and wellbeing. She has authored 4 books, including The Love Response, Your Brain on Nature, Your Health Destiny, and the Stress Management Handbook.. She is the only person certified in North America to teach the method of How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci and she serves as a Medical Advisor for several non-for profit organizations.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Eva served as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as a Clinical Associate of the world renowned Benson Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital for close to 20 years, serving as their Medical Director for six of those years. Dr. Selhub is now working with clients, corporations and scientific colleagues to redefine the ways in which we approach health and wellness to a model that incorporates alternative approaches to health as well as creativity, innovation, and resilience.
As an author, speaker and coach, Dr. Selhub uses her powerful gift to translate complex information–be it scientific or esoteric writings from wisdom traditions– into practical and usable knowledge that any individual can access. She bridges science with spirit, fitness with spiritual beliefs, corporate challenges with scientific understandings of stress and homeostasis, allopathic medicine with alternative medicine, and provides the framework for individuals to achieve transformational resilience and wellbeing.
Dr. Selhub has also authored multiple relaxation CD’s, Relax into Love, Finding Stillness, Ten Minutes to Relax: The Love Response (produced by the Relaxation Company), and Meditation for Life, Love and Flow (produced and recorded with Steven Halpern). She has been published in medical journals and featured in national publications including The New York Times, USA Today, Self, Shape, Fitness, and Journal of Woman’s Health, and has appeared on radio and television in connection with her work, including the Dr. Oz show.
Jay Vidyarthi has been practicing mindfulness for over 10 years. He has completed many regular extended retreats in both traditional and science-based approaches. His experience includes 2 months of intensive residential training at the Monastic Academy, an extended interdisciplinary intensive with the Mind & Life Institute, and facilitator training with Unified Mindfulness.
Jay also works as a strategic designer with a focus on mindfulness, mental health, and well-being. He led UX to startup Muse: the brain-sensing headband, a category leader in transformative technology. He’s been involved in creating mindfulness-based technologies with Dr. Richard Davidson and his team at Healthy Minds Innovations, Brightmind, Character Lab, Retreat Guru, and many more. As the inventor of Sonic Cradle, Jay authored a number of early influential academic publications about mindful technology.
Top-tier press and influencer lists have consistently recognized Jay’s work (Forbes, TransTech200, Fast Company...), and he’s delivered 40+ speaking/teaching engagements around the world (MIT, Harvard, U of Toronto, CHI, DIS…). He also helped create the annual A Mindful Society conference which draws hundreds of leaders bringing mindfulness and compassion into healthcare, education, government, tech, and organizations.