Loneliness is literally killing us | Will Wright | TEDxBirmingham

In this counterintuitive talk, healthcare tech entrepreneur Will Wright shares the strong impact that loneliness has on our health, and proposes a novel idea for how we can easily connect with others and combat its effect.

Will Wright is the CEO and co-founder of Pack Health, a digital health-coaching company that offers one-on-one coaching and membership benefits to make being healthy easier and less costly. Headquartered in Birmingham, Pack Health strives to help people access the right care and develop the self- management skills needed to improve their well-being.

Prior to co-founding Pack Health in 2013, Wright worked as a consultant for McKinsey and Company, where he specialized in advanced analytics and healthcare strategy for large insurance companies, health systems, and pharmaceutical companies. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Harvard University and his Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley, where he received the Haas Public Service and Leadership award.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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