Jerry Farsoun, a social entrepreneur who for more than a decade has been championing the personal safety space using technology.
In 2008 he set the world aviation record for the longest solo and unassisted ultralight flight in a powerchute around mainland Australia. This was to help reduce the stigma and raise awareness of depression with an emphasis on suicide prevention.
He spent the near decade researching technology to help people who felt vulnerable and in 2015, began developing a platform that helped anyone who was in need and may not be in a postion to put a call out for help.
He was nominated for Australian of the Year in 2017 and his company was a finalist in Business of the Decade in 2018.
The personal safety platform is called Leelou launched on the AppStores in 2018 is keeping us safer anywhere, anytime by always being available to provide immediate personal protection so we can enjoy some of the freedoms to live as we choose.
You can learn more about Jerry on his website www.jerryfarsoun.com
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