Founder and Host, Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech
Solome Tibebu is a behavioral health technology strategist passionate about health equity and access. Solome is the founder and CEO of Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech, the largest community dedicated to advancing access to mental health and substance use services through technology and innovation.
Solome was the founding Director of The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health, a philanthropic fund seeded by Pivotal Ventures, Melinda French Gates’ personal investment company. Through the Upswing Fund, Solome and her team funded 100+ community based-organizations and nonprofits nationwide focused on supporting the mental health of LGBTQ+ teens and adolescents of color. Today, she is the Co-Chair of the Pivotal Ventures’ Design Council. As a consumer of mental health services, Solome has been a mental health advocate since she started the Anxiety In Teens blog when she was 16-year-old in 2006. Solome is an advisor or board director to several behavioral health companies and national nonprofits, an Aspen Health Fellow, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Senior Fellow, and she is a venture capital scout for Andreessen Horowitz and GreyMatter Capital.