Rebecca Mandel

Rebecca is a serial entrepreneur and Founder of Alpha Presence, a consultancy focused on helping clinics and medical centers adapt new technologies such as VR and AR in order to enhance patient centered care. Some of her clients include Stanford VR-IT, the first clinic to treat behavioural health patients with VRAR, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, the MayDay fund and VR startups in the healthcare space. Rebecca previously led Marketing for Samsung NEXT’s VR initiatives, and left to focus on developing the intersection of VR and healthcare. Having overcome a serious traumatic brain injury as a teenager, Rebecca is dedicated to applying her patient experience to help others build resilience and improve their cognitive functioning. ​After graduating from Hampshire College​, she worked in several PR agencies before founding her own consulting company, an international branding and marketing agency based in Tel Aviv, Israel.