Melinda Nicci founder of Baby2Body, Sport Psychologist, fitness trainer, serial entrepreneur, consultant in health technology and a mother of two, is passionate about the intersection of health, psychology and technology. Baby2Body is a content platform for fitness, wellbeing, nutrition and beauty for nearly and new moms – helping them live better, and have healthier babies. Baby2body is helping to improve the lives of women globally, and was recently named in the Disrupt Top 100, shortlisted as Best Health Tech Start up in the Europas, is a 500 Start Ups company and part of the Velocity Health/ Wayra cohort of 2016.
Melinda held the position of Senior Director in Global Group Innovation for consumer healthcare at Philips in Amsterdam, she has also served as an advisor for companies that are developing innovative technology solutions for healthcare and she has consulted on investments in health tech for a VC.
Melinda is very active in the health technology sphere as she is on the health technology-working group of Tech London Advocates and founded the TLA Health Tech Start-up Competition She was also shortlisted as start up CEO of the year in 2016.
Melinda is also a visiting tutor on innovation at London Business School, has authored a book on wellbeing and fitness for DK publishers, produced a very successful wellbeing and fitness DVD, is an advisor and contributor for many lifestyle publications, and has had numerous television appearances as a Sport Psychologist focused on the use of technology to promote lasting health and behaviour change. She regularly speaks at conferences and events as an advocate – and an exemplar – for female entrepreneurs in technology and mentors up and coming entrepreneurs and start up founders.
Melinda is passionate about travel, art, and photography, and spends her free time painting in oils and exercising.