Being Kind Works.

About Us

We help people and companies thrive through the intentional practice of Kindness.

Daniel Lozano

Daniel Lozano shared a single act of Kindness with a stranger. In that moment, he felt the most powerful force that he had ever experienced. That single experience changed his life trajectory and inspired KindWorks.

Values + Promises

Our team shares a passion for spreading and living Kindness and a commitment to our values and promises.

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Being Kind is being empathetic, generous, appreciative, and sincere.

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Being Kind is acting with integrity, prioritizing confidentiality and protection of data in all that we do.

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Being Kind is being open and honest with positive intent.

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Being Kind is embracing differences and providing equal opportunities.

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Being Kind is managing expectations and following through on our word.

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Being Kind is going above and beyond in effort and performance.

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Being Kind is delivering as a community.

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Being Kind is consistently improving with changing needs.

Kindness is like a muscle, it can be trained and grown.

Our Team

Daniel Lozano

Daniel Lozano

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel is experienced in designing, developing, and launching enterprise and consumer AI products that are used today by thousands of enterprise companies and millions of people. His experience includes Amazon Alexa, Cisco AI, and Credicorp Capital (formerly Serfinco) and his education includes MS in Software Engineering (Oxford), MBA (University of Chicago Booth), and an MS and BA in Economics (Uniandes). During his time at Oxford, he served as President of the AI Society at the University of Oxford (OxAI) and he currently continues to serve on the OxAI board.

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Nicole Yelsey

Nicole Yelsey


Nicole has led and grown teams, products, and businesses from conception to scale. She brings 20 years of experience in marketing, brand, and business development, working on both the client and agency sides for large Fortune 100 companies and early-stage startups. She is a solution-focused leader who understands how to design a big-picture vision and to efficiently and effectively operationalize it. 

Tim Seabrook

Timothy Seabrook


Tim is dedicated to responsible development of intelligent systems & tech for the good of humankind. He has MEng in Intelligent Robotic Systems, Masters in Autonomous Intelligent Machines & Systems (both Oxford), mentored at NASA, and is a 10 times TA in the Oxford Computer Sci MSc Program.

Michael Kurt

Michael Kurt

Finance Executive

Michael Kurt is a finance executive with over 13 years of experience in both media & entertainment and tech. He began his career with The Walt Disney Company during his freshman year of college at Texas A&M University as a character performer at Walt Disney World, most commonly “friends with Tigger”. After graduation, Michael returned to Disney in a finance role for the next four years, where he supported financial & strategic business planning for the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Downtown Disney, Water Parks, and ESPN Wide World of Sports, including pro forma development for multiple growth projects at these parks.

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Arif Cam

Investment Team, Thiel Macro

Arif has been on the KindWorks journey from day zero and has played a critical role in navigating the many and frequent cross-round decisions including fundraising, hiring, prioritizing markets and customers, and so much more. 

Yu Ting Kuo

Yu-Ting Kuo

Former Corporate VP, Microsoft
Professor, MIT

Yu-Ting was a KindWorks mentor through the Oxford Foundry Accelerator and joined as an advisor and investor. Yu-Ting supports critical product, leadership, and growth strategy decisions. 

Quincy Castro

Quincy Castro

CISO, Redis
Former US Department of Defence

Quincy joined the KindWorks journey to help support key decisions around our critical value of Trust. He is a key advisor in our decisions about both how we prioritize privacy and security and how we embed trustworthiness at the center of our company.

Susan Annunzio

Susan Lucia Annunzio

President and CEO, Center for High Performance

Lucia supports the KindWorks leadership team on critical decisions and strategy development. Her experience and unique approach bring important guidance around topics including sales, marketing, team development, company structure to scale, and more.

Linda Ginzel

Linda Ginzel

Professor, Chicago Booth

Linda specializes in negotiation skills, managerial psychology, leadership and executive development. The new edition of her best-selling book, Choosing Leadership, includes Leadership Modules that demonstrate how to use the book to teach and learn with a group while developing what she terms Leadership Capital: the courage, wisdom and capacity to decide when to manage and when to lead.

Speaking Opportunities

We have inspired thousands of people and teams through our thought leadership, research, and tools around the strength and power of Kindness at the workplace and beyond.

Popular Talk

The Kindness Effect

Discover the research behind Kindness, how it improves business results and how to bring Kindness into every element of the workplace, such as onboarding, management, teamwork and difficult conversations

Popular Talk

From Code to Compassion

We envision and explore how to harness the power of AI to build a better future, and how algorithms designed for Kindness will pave the way to building better workplaces.

Custom Talks

Contact us to bring a speaker, workshop, or series to your company and we’ll work with you based on the needs of your team and office. 


Are you passionate about Kindness? Are you motivated by working with a highly agile and engaged team in a fast-paced, global startup?

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Let’s stay in touch. We’ll share updates along our shared journey to enable and encourage Kindness for everyone.