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PODCAST: Utilising technology to save the lives of military veterans, Chris Rhyss Edwards, Soldier.ly

Chris Rhyss Edwards, Soldier.ly

Veteran Chris Rhyss Edwards came within moments of taking his own life. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, he recounts how it was an SMS at exactly the right time which changed that decision and is the reason that he is alive today.

Veteran Chris Rhyss Edwards came within moments of taking his own life. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, he recounts how it was an SMS at exactly the right time which changed that decision and is the reason that he is alive today.

 

Joining host Phil Tarrant, Edwards shares how this occurrence shaped his decision to explore how technology could be used to avoid veteran suicides, unpack the technology that he is developing and share how Soldier.ly is future-proofing its business plan to utilise new and upcoming technology.

Edwards reveals his advice for those looking to start a business in the defence sector, who he is hoping to recruit as part of his team, and the biggest challenges facing Soldier.ly today.

Enjoy the podcast,

The Defence Connect team

PODCAST: Utilising technology to save the lives of military veterans, Chris Rhyss Edwards, Soldier.ly
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Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 236: Inside Defence: 23 November 2020
Episode 235: Inside Defence: 18 November 2020
Episode 234: The Defence Connect 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards Finalist Showcase – Engineer of the Year
Episode 233: The Defence Connect 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards Finalist Showcase – SME of the Year (Metro)
Episode 232: The Defence Connect 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards Finalist Showcase – Naval Business of the Year
Episode 231: INSIGHT: Assessing the impact of the next President – Stephen Loosley AM, Visiting Fellow, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney
Episode 230: INSIGHT: Australia, Indonesia and the opportunities of south-east Asia – Ben Bland, director, Southeast Asia Program, Lowy Institute
Episode 229: PODCAST: The art of persuasive bid writing and communicating in defence industry – Dr Rodger Manning and David Harvey, BidWrite
Episode 228: PODCAST: Celebrating 100 years with eyes firmly set on the future – Brendon Pett, operations manager trans-Tasman defence & national security, Beca
Episode 227: PODCAST: How RBI Hawker is innovating in APAC – Ian D’Arcy, Hawker Pacific

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