Jconnect Webinar Series #10: Connected Workers

Jan 14, 2021

Join JETRO live for the tenth video of its webinar series,
"Jconnect" with this webinar focused on connected workers.


January 26, 2021
1:00 - 2:30 PM CST




The Jconnect Webinar Series was created by JETRO to introduce innovation from American startups to global Japanese corporations, and to help facilitate business relationships between them. The Jconnect series will feature different topics among advanced technology industry segments including artificial intelligence, IoT, mobility, Industry 4.0, robotics, health tech, and more.


The focus of our next webinar will be on the 'Connected Worker'. We will explore how three Midwestern companies are developing Connected Worker platforms to enable communication between on-site and remote teams, improve productivity and data management, increase training times, and enforce safety standards. 


This event will take place in English. The webinar recording can be watched live or viewed at a later time by registered attendees only. 

Anvl- Anvl was born at the intersection of technology and corporate safety, delivering solutions to identify hazards encountered by frontline workers and intervening at the point of risk. That same approach has expanded to operational and quality processes, still with a focus on equipping and empowering frontline workers with guidance, resources, and a voice to help prevent injuries, identify problems, be more productive, and save costs. Anvl won the 2020 Mira Innovation of the Year Award, has been nominated for 6 awards, selected as a finalist for 4 innovation events and recognized in the Verdantix Market Overview for EHS Mobile applications.

Real Time Risk Solutions (RTRS)-
RTRS develops risk management technology solutions to help companies manage distributed workforces and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) risks, allowing companies to empower workers with dynamic mobile apps to easily capture higher quality data wherever they go and provide real time insight to management. RTRS has been recognized as an innovator as a Finalist in the 2020 Zurich Innovation Championship, The American Society of Safety Engineers Innovation Award, and the National Association of Home Builders Innovation Award.

Healium is a virtual human performance channel powered by biometric data from consumer wearables. Healium's augmented reality and virtual reality products allow users to "heal" virtual worlds with their EEG brain patterns and heart rate from smart watches. Healium has been recognized with awards from MassChallenge, the P&G Ventures Innovation Challenge, SXSW and CES.


Robin Fleming, CEO & Co-Founder of Anvl 

Robin Fleming has more than 30 years of experience in software and technology leadership roles for brands such as Match.com, Teradata and Angie’s List. Robin’s career has been devoted to building and delivering innovative software solutions. She is passionate about partnering with customers and applying her technology expertise to workplace safety for the millions of American workers who make up the “deskless” workforce and work in hazardous conditions every day.


Billy Welch, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Real Time Risk Solutions 

Billy Welch has spent 14 years of working with large insurance entities and their large corporate clients developing risk management and risk transfer solutions. He graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.


Wendy Moore, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO), Healium
Wendy Moore is a technologist working at the intersection of health care, spatial computing and bioinformatics. As Chief Operating Officer and Data Protection Officer of Healium, she leads Global Business Development, Revenue Strategy, and Data Privacy. Wendy’s experience in operations, change management and finance has provided her with the opportunity to work with companies and leaders in all industries, from multinational companies to early-stage startups, coming from a $4B SaaS company and award-winning entrepreneurial ecosystem builders.

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Chicago