OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kadiant, a mission-driven organization that provides high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, speech therapy, diagnostic, and related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, announced today that Julie Zhuo has joined the company’s board of directors.
Zhuo is a seasoned expert in consumer technology, design, and leadership. She is the Co-Founder of Inspirit, an advisory firm focused on helping technology and technology-enabled businesses make better decisions through data and design. Zhuo was previously with Facebook, where she served as the VP of Product Design for the Facebook app. During her 13-year tenure at the company she helped scale the service from 10 million to more than 2 billion users.
“Julie is brilliant, and I’m thrilled to welcome her to Kadiant’s board. She has an incredible record for designing what is now a ubiquitous user experience,” said Lani Fritts, CEO of Kadiant. “Julie’s expertise will have enormous positive impact on client and team member engagement, as well as our ability to continue delivering the highest quality of care. These focus areas are essential to our mission of enabling people to live their ABSOLUTE best lives.”
“I'm thrilled for the opportunity to work with Kadiant as we strive to set the standard for quality care and positive outcomes for families with autism,” said Zhuo. “I look forward to supporting the company as they pioneer ways to scale that care to the millions of people who need it.”
Zhuo is a bestselling author. Her field guide to management, The Making of a Manager, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller and was selected as one of Amazon's Best Business and Leadership Books of 2019.
Established in 2019 as a partnership between Lani Fritts, TPG Capital and Vida Ventures, Kadiant is a mission-driven company that seeks to provide high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and related critical services to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Kadiant focuses on building excellent clinical teams and expanding access to services by acquiring and integrating existing high-quality providers and opening new locations as part of a strategy to build a leading autism services organization. Kadiant is committed to delivering the best clinical outcomes and the best client experience. For more information, visit https://kadiant.com/.