Ara Chackerian has become a major player in the philanthropy and business world and is settled in San Francisco, California. His career and aim is in the community with most of its interest in the healthcare and technology fields where he has diligently worked for decades to link the gap between two. He holds positions on numerous boards in the Bay area as well. Ara also has put focus in youth and the environment such as the Limonapa Teak, a sustainable farm located in Nicaragua that provides the local residents with good paying jobs.
Ara Chackerian and his business partner wanted to expand business by building outpatient diagnostic radiology centers in Northern California which took over a decade. They also took a look at another device is treatment called TMS or transcranial magnetic stimulation realizing that it could become a principle in psychiatric care for sufferers of major depressive disorder. The approach is “patient first” with telemedicine or digital care trending.
Silicon Valley is the home of newest and best technological innovations creating many millionaires along the way. Ara Chackerian understands that the world of new technology has a dark side. It takes major capital for these innovations to come to life often costing tens of thousands of dollars before it is introduced into the world. This type of lifestyle is stressful causing high rates of poor mental health for entrepreneurs. The tech industry has taken notice and is taking steps to make necessary changes. The industry is including discussions during meetings, as well as developing and providing apps and software for therapy and online counseling for employees. It may take sometime before there is a permanent solution found but there are startups that are being created to help their employees mental health. Their goal is to creative environments and conditions where their employees can function how jeopardizing their health.