Dr. Mylea Charvat is a clinical psychologist, translational neuroscientist, and the CEO and Founder of the digital cognitive assessment company, Savonix. She specializes in working with and leading dynamic healthcare organizations looking to expand the access to and affordability of healthcare using digital tools.
A trained clinical psychologist with a neuro specialty, Dr. Charvat is a recognized thought leader in her field. She completed her fellowship in clinical neuroscience at Stanford School of Medicine and has been a lecturer at Stanford, the University of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. She has authored several peer reviewed articles published in well-respected mental health and neuro-imaging journals. She is a frequent guest author for the Huffington Post, has written for Tech Crunch and has appeared as a subject matter expert at multiple conferences and events, including several with The Atlantic Council.
Dr. Charvat is committed to advancing the integration of behavioral health data into mainstream health and wellness. The inspiration for Savonix came when her husband was severely injured in a tragic accident and she experienced first-hand the difficulty in attaining the vital health data her husband needed to achieve recovery – including cognitive screening.
Dr. Charvat has been honored as a leader in her field with three consecutive special contribution awards by the Veterans Health Administration and she was recently recognized as a rising woman CEO of Silicon Valley in the Huffington Post.
Previously, Dr. Charvat served as a PTSD specialist and advocate for Veterans and their health at both the VA and Stanford as well as in independent roles. She co-founded the early intervention trauma clinic in Palo Alto that still operates today and has served as a board member for Conard House, a resource provider for patients with chronic mental illness, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.