Reinventing workplace mental health & wellbeing to empower individuals and create thriving companies

About Kyan

Kyan Health is the first digital health company in Switzerland providing fully personalized, evidence-based mental health & wellbeing for employees and their families.

Kyan’s mission is to unlock the true potential of employees by creating a frictionless experience to access mental health and wellbeing services for our members.

Kyan addresses organizational and individual needs at the same time. Our experience has shown that the only way to improve how people feel and perform at work in an enduring way is by providing the tools and resources that individuals need to feel supported while transforming the organizational context to ensure psychological safety.

Leadership team

Vlad grew up in a household where psychotherapists would gather around the dinner table to discuss the latest trends in cognitive and behavioral research. For him, mental health was never a tabu topic. Nonetheless, when he burned out in 2019 he did not know what hit him. After his recovery, Vlad changed his career track and focused his efforts on building and scaling mental health and wellbeing initiatives that make a real difference in people’s lives. Before co-founding Kyan, Vlad worked for 8 years in management consulting at McKinsey & Company where he focused on strategy and organizational work for healthcare clients and on building digital businesses for retail clients. He holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD (Singapore), a Master in Economics and Finance from HEC Paris (France) and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland).
Experiencing the impact a depression can have on a loved one and navigating the complex psychotherapeutic support resources led Konstantin to change tracks. He now dedicates his career to answering the question of how technology could better connect, enable, and empower the different players in the psychotherapeutic ecosystem to create the future of corporate mental wellbeing & health. Before co-founding Kyan, Konstantin worked at McKinsey & Company from 2011 – 2020. Most recently as Associate Partner in the Strategy & Corporate Finance practice focusing on Corporate Finance transactions and large-scale transformations. Konstantin holds an MSc from The London School of Economics (UK) in the fields of strategic management and corporate finance. Prior to that, he earned a BSc in Business Administration from University of Mannheim (Germany) and HEC Paris (France).
Ignacio leads our engineering team. He leverages his extensive operational experience to develop our products that transform organizations for the better. Prior to founding Kyan, Ignacio was a founder of Handy Technologies. He has also built multiple consumer and enterprise software solutions that interact with hundreds of thousands of people regularly. He cares about building products that can operate at a large scale yet provide the most personalized and individual experience. He is a lover of podcasts, a gamer and former punk musician. He holds a computer engineering degree from Duke University and Masters in computer science from the University of Illinois UC.
Karin is an accomplished psychologist with both a clinical and a research background. She started her career working in several in- and outpatient clinics and soon realized the many challenges that therapists have in fulfilling their potential at their profession. Going back to research however, made her miss the clinical work which was always her passion. At Kyan, she brings out the best of both worlds. It is also one of her missions to empower and support therapists with access to cutting-edge technology to do their best work and care about what really matters – people. Karin holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Zurich. She is a licensed psychotherapist in Switzerland and complete her training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at the AIM-CH (Akademie für Verhaltenstherapie und Methodenintegration). Prior to that she earned her BSc and MSc at the University of Zurich.