Our Founders

Doug Kaufman, Ph.D.

CEO, Co-Founder

Dr. Doug Kaufman is the founder and CEO of Vertroos Health and Belongly, the only secure network exclusively for mental health professionals. Doug is also an experienced leader, entrepreneur, psychologist, prolific public speaker, angel investor, and most importantly, father to an amazing 16-year old.

David Rasch

CTO, Co-Founder

Scaling technology, software, and teams to support hundreds of thousands of users, billions of emails and visitors per month, and revenue to boot.

Our Incredible Advisors

Jacqueline Nesi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University.
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Pamela Wisniewski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Central Florida.
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Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer at the American Psychological Association, and
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience University of North Carolina (Official term ended Q2 2021).
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