Tess is a psychological AI that administers highly personalized psychotherapy, psycho-education, and health-related reminders, on-demand, when and where the mental health professional isn’t. Interaction with Tess is solely through conversation, exclusively via existing communication channels, such as SMS, Facebook Messenger, Web Browsers, and several other platforms. Tess is where the patient already is, and just a text message away. She is just a cell number; no app required, no smartphone required, zero friction.
Tess helps people overcome their emotional problems at any time of the day, without the need to make an appointment with a mental health professional, and without having to spend hundreds of dollars. Each mental health professional’s therapy, treatment and education approach can be encoded into Tess, creating a digitally uploaded version of the mental health professional, enabling them to care for their patients on a 24/7 basis, resulting in the timely treatment of the patient. She is massively scalable, without the need for additional hardware or software, and is multilingual, currently speaking English, Dutch, Arabic and Spanish.
50 - 500 patients
White Paper of Results
Discount for a larger rollout
Conversation and Flow Customization
Unlimited number of patients
White Paper of Results
Today, mental illness affects one in four people at some point during their lives, and is often ignored and stigmatized. Many patients don't have access to timely, quality mental healthcare services when they need it, and for many, the cost of accessing such care is prohibitive. Also, mental health professionals have limited capacity in treating patients, and, in developing countries, mental healthcare services are practically nonexistent. X²AI’s mission is to change the status quo, and provide on-demand and accessible quality mental healthcare for everyone, regardless of geographic location or income level.
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Eugene Bann is the co-founder, president and chief technology officer of X2AI. With expertise at the intersection of computer science, psychology and philosophy, Eugene has researched and developed pioneering emotion technology for more than eight years, using psychological theory, artificial intelligence and semantic algorithms. He is published in numerous journals, including Cognitive Science. Eugene has a BSc degree in computer science from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.
Michiel Rauws is the co-founder and chief executive officer of X2AI. Michiel has experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, risk insurance, and innovation working for a variety of companies, including IBM and Marsh and McLennan. Michiel has a BSc in international business administration and a MSc degree in finance and investments from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands.
Ayesha is an Intelligence Engineer at X2AI. Majoring in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics with Computational Linguistics at UC Berkeley, Ayesha is a highly technical engineer who develops novel, cutting-edge technology at X2AI, pushing the boundaries in the fields of NLP and AI.
Jess is an Intelligence Specialist at X2AI. Currently in her final year for a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Jess encodes her extensive clinical experience and world-leading expertise in mental health counseling from institutions that include Stanford, U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs (Palo Alto and San Francisco), and Columbia University.
Lee is an Intelligence Specialist Intern at X2AI. With a BSc in Psychology from UC Berkeley, Lee has become a crucial element of the X2AI team, helping to encode both psychological flow and conversational mechanics at X2AI.
Derrick is a former Corpsman with the U.S. Navy, with extensive experience in dealing with non/combat-related PTSD in soldiers. Also a former technician at a psychiatric hospital for over six years, he is currently a Lead at the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs (Palo Alto), and Specialist Consultant to the CDC. Derrick ensures clinical validity of X2AI's PTSD solutions.
Tim is an X2AI board member, and founder and general partner at PivotNorth Capital, an early-stage software-focused venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California. Tim injects his unparalleled wealth of expertise to help navigate X2AI towards achieving its first goal of positively impacting the lives of over a billion people.
X²AI partners with FIT to deliver mental health services and emotional well-being to those displaced by the ongoing Syrian crisis.
It is with honor that X²AI has been accepted to participate in Singularity University's inaugural startup accelerator, securing $100,000 in pre-seed funding and a three month intensive incubator program at NASA Ames Research Park in Silicon Valley.
Radboud university medical center (RadboudUMC) will run a quick implementation to customize the system, and to validate its effectiveness.