Dr. Nick Allen

Co-Founder and CEO

Dr. Nick Allen co-founded Ksana Health in 2019 to translate the tools and technologies he developed as the Director of University of Oregon's Center for Digital Mental Health into products and services that will transform mental health care and research.

Dr. Allen is a clinical psychologist and social neuroscientist who investigates the interaction between biological, psychological, and environmental risk factors during adolescent development in order to more fully understand how to prevent mental health problems and encourage healthy development during this critical stage of life.

His 30+ years of experience in clinical psychology, social neuroscience, research and education led him to develop two platforms available through Ksana Health.

See a full list of his publications on Google Scholar.

Dr. Nick Allen
Dr. Nick Allen

Our team brings a wealth of experience from across academia, mental health, and tech industries.

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Will Shortt

Co-Founder · Chief Operating Officer

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Will Shortt

Will has 20+ years of Software Business experience - including sales, business development, and operations.

He is an experienced startup CEO, having led a SaaS big data monitoring company after 13+ years in sales operations at Symantec.

Ryann Crowley
Ryann Crowley

Data Science Director

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Ryann Crowley

Ryann has been an analyst, researcher and data scientist for over 25 years including 16 years at the Oregon Research Institute and is currently a data scientist at the Center for Digital Mental Health.

She is co-founder and organizer of the Eugene R Users group

Craig DeLarge
Craig DeLarge

Strategic Marketing Director

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Craig DeLarge

Craig is a digital healthcare strategist and mental health advocate at The Digital Mental Health Project, where he produces education programs and research which help improve the adoption of digital technology in the mental and behavioral health spaces. His career is focused on “improving health” & “developing leaders”.


In his career, as a digital & healthcare marketer, strategist, and educator, he has managed in world-class firms like Novo Nordisk, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., Takeda and Johnson & Johnson, as well as taught at Temple University's Fox Business School, Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls (formerly Philadelphia University), Chestnut Hill College, St. Joseph’s University and Penn State University - Great Valley.


Craig holds bachelor’s and master’s degree in Marketing and Design Management from Philadelphia University (USA) (BSc) and University of Westminster (UK) (MBA). He is currently a graduate Public Health student at King’s College, London, anticipating graduation on 2022. He is also a certified professional coach and published author of The WiseWorking Handbook (2014).

Danielle deLuise
Danielle deLuise

Chief Product Officer

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Danielle deLuise

Danielle has over 20 years of experience as a product director and designer of software & eCommerce applications and experiences, working in online ticketing and online education.

Most recently, Danielle was Director of Product at CBT Nuggets.

Liz Duncan
Liz Duncan

Chief Technology Officer

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Liz Duncan

Liz has been a technologist and team leader for over 30 years with specialties in security, privacy , risk management controls and IT program management.

She served in senior tech roles at ADP, Symantec, Veritas, and Oregon Community Credit Union.

Tony Scripa
Tony Scripa

Chief Financial Officer

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Tony Scripa

Tony is a former partner level Microsoft executive, where he spent 18 years in various global finance and operations leadership roles. This included 10 years in the OEM division, with 7 years as CFO and 3 as General Manager of Global OEM Operations.

More recently, Tony was CFO at Flyhomes, a Seattle based real estate tech company.

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Olivia Asemota

Data Science Intern

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Olivia is currently pursing a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Philosophy from Xavier University. She has a particular interest in studying the ethical aspects of technology and wants to help create tech that is more inclusive for all.

When not contemplating solipsism, she enjoys eating all of the chips at trivia night, playing with her dog, and beating her brothers at Mario Kart.

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Larry Bates

Systems Administrator

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Larry Bates

Larry graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a BS in Technology and Management. He enjoys playing tennis and golf, and is the proud father or 17-year-old twins.

John Brewster
John Brewster

Growth Marketing Manager

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John Brewster

John has over 15 years of experience in health care, public health, and environmental marketing. His past expertise includes wearables, behavioral health leadership, and evidence-based treatment technology. He has created value for companies and organizations like MD Anderson, Texas Children's Health Plan, Dell Children's Health Plan, Abbott Laboratories, Takeda, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Health and Human Services, and Scholastic. He is also a dad, husband, and the co-founder of the informal storytelling event Backyard Story Night.

Erik Corrington
Erik Corrington

Cybersecurity Analyst

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Erik Corrington

Erik received his BS in Computer Science with an emphasis in cyber security at Boise State University. He has a passion in many areas including: penetration testing, digital forensics, reverse engineering, and various areas in "blue team" defensive work.

In his personal life he is an avid farmer running his own mini-ranch focused on sustainability and animal rescue. He also enjoys drag racing, ATV riding, and is a life-long learner.

Lauren Kahn, PhD
Lauren Kahn, PhD

Big Data Engineer

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Lauren Kahn, PhD

Lauren is trained in research psychology and neuroscience. She is currently the center manager and a research scientist at the Center for Digital Mental Health. She received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Oregon in 2018.

Lindsay Fasser
Lindsay Fasser

Community Engagement Lead

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Lindsay Fasser

Lindsay graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2019 with a dual degree in International and Latin American Studies, and a minor in Public Service and Community Engagement. She is a mental health advocate and is passionate about finding new approaches to reduce systemic barriers in mental health care.

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Brendan Lindsey

Full Stack Web and iOS Developer

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Brendan Lindsey

Brendan is a Full Stack Web and iOS developer with a passion for finding technical solutions to problems. He has spent the last 3 years building software supporting Human Subjects Research. When he's not writing code you can usually find him trying to find the answer to life, the universe, and everything.


He received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Oregon in 2018.

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Jenn Magaña

Product Designer

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Jenn is a product designer with a passion for co-creating solutions that improve people’s everyday lives. She received a BA in Rhetoric with an emphasis on Public Discourse at UC Berkeley.

When she is not designing, Jenn enjoys traveling, indoor gardening, and practicing breathwork exercises.

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Audra McClure-Begley

Data Scientist

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Audra McClure-Begley

Audra has been working in the data science field for 10+ years and finds joy in making meaning out of numbers to understand and better the world. She has her BA in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, MS in Data Analytics, and soon-to-be MS in Science Management and Leadership.

Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Audra moved to Eugene, Oregon in March 2020. She loves the natural world and animals of all kinds and spends her free time with her menagerie of pets, hiking, gardening, or reading a good book under the trees.

Wyatt Reed
Wyatt Reed

Full Stack iOS Developer

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Wyatt Reed

Wyatt is an iOS full stack developer with a speciality of developing mobile sensing techniques.

He received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Oregon in 2018.

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Joel Walkley

Full Stack Engineer

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Joel Walkley

Joel earned a bachelor's degree in computer science in 2005 and brought that solution-building skillset into his human services vocation throughout his career. While he has held various direct service positions including in adult developmental services, child protection, and juvenile justice, it was during the pursuit of his Master of Social Work degree that he discovered a passion for macro, systems-focused advocacy at a larger scale.

He is thrilled to be able to blend his tech skillset with a social work lens to bring important improvements to mental health for individuals, communities, and society as a whole.

Megan Wells
Megan Wells

HR & Recruiting Manager

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Megan Wells

Megan has worked in HR for 8+ years and enjoys implementing processes and best practices to help teams and individuals grow professionally. She received her BA in English and Minor in Business Administration from the University of Oregon.

Geordie Wicks
Geordie Wicks

Technical Lead & Security Architect

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Geordie Wicks

Geordie has 8+ years experience in Android and Web Development with a focus on passive sensor data capture and secure encryption.

He received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Melbourne.

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