iHope Network


IHN clinicians deliver talk therapy on a HIPAA compliant video platform that includes tools and protocols for patients and clinicians IHN has billing codes in place with insurers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, North Carolina and Tennessee and a national contract with Optum/United Health, and is treating patients in the US and Other countries. iHope is a digital health company that breaks down barriers to behavioral health treatment

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Management Team


Tom Hunter

Tom Hunter’s experience includes marketing, software product design, behavioral health and intellectual property in games, healthcare and telecommunications. Prior roles rage from marketing at Fortune 500 companies to founder and CEO of Glymetrix, a behavioral health company.

Chief Medical Officer

Steven Locke

Dr. Lockes is a primary care psychiatrist in the tele-psychiatry consulting service at BIDMC. He teaches at Harvard Medical School as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and at MIT. He is past-President of the American Psychosomatic Society and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In 2009 Dr. Locke was awarded the Stangler Prize for Innovation by the American Association for Technology in Psychiatry.


Paul Earl

Paul was most recently in senior management positions for Life Options Group and its publishing subsidiary. Life Options developed a network of almost 3000 life coaches across America. Paul has founded and managed operations for various publishing and information services companies. He previously founded and ran three online information services divisions of International Data Group (IDG), a leading technology publisher.