Episode #17: Using technology to save lives
Chris Rhyss Edwards, a veteran and founder and CEO of Soldier.ly, recounts how he came within moments of taking his own life before receiving an SMS that changed his decision and is the reason he is alive today.
In this episode – brought to you by Wellness Daily’s sister title, Defence Connect – Chris reveals how this occurrence shaped his decision to start Soldier.ly, a stress detection and management software that connects veterans and workplace employees with the support they need, how it aims to avoid veteran suicides, and how Soldier.ly is future-proofing its business plan to utilise new and upcoming technology. Chris also shares his advice for those looking to start a business in defence sector and the biggest challenges facing Soldier.ly today.
“Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain