25: Chris Edson of Our Path - Ending Chronic Lifestyle Disease

Chris Edson is the CEO & Co-founder of OurPath, the health startup offering online behaviour change programmes to tackle the global epidemic of chronic lifestyle disease such as Type 2 diabetes. OurPath is the first ever digital programme to be commissioned by the NHS for diabetes management and Chris has been named Forbes 30 under 30.

Highlights of the episode:

  • Pillow that solves diabetes

  • Changing habits will help eradicate diabetes

  • People will not get excited with diabetes prevention

  • Being obsessed with the science of behaviour change

  • Making OurPath successful at all cost

  • Test, test and test

  • Advise for other health tech startups

  • Making the behaviour change tools available to everyone

Time stamp:

[1:07] Startup Weekend hackathon

[5:45] How OurPath is successful as a weight loss behaviour change programme?

[8:40] Personal story and the strategic direction

[11:00] Biggest learning

[15:00] Being a startup founder

[19:00] Selling to the NHS

[21:00] Vision for the next 10 years 

Useful link:

OurPath - https://www.ourpath.co.uk/

OurPath's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ourpath_health/

Chris Edson's Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisedson1/

Listen to this episode now:

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ro/podcast/25-chris-edson-of-our-path-ending-chronic-lifestyle-disease/id1290523873?i=1000430915903

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0kp8JJFV3BqlPcbqT1Recg

Cristina Tihoi