Career and Innovations
Kat Lai's innovative Aromapod and Aromapod Breathing App enhance well-being through her unique 5 elements essential oil blend formulation, which is backed by a medical study conducted with clinical psychologist Doctor Adrian Low. This revolutionary wellness solution has been published in the Heart and Mind Journal, presented at the Global Cardiology Conference, and even filed in the Harvard University Library. In 1996, she founded DK Aromatherapy, a company that earned the "Caring Company" award in 2019. Collaborating with prestigious brands like FENDI, The Peninsula Hotel, hong kong and shanghai banking corporation, and Prudential, her dedication has earned her numerous accolades, including the "2022 Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Award" and "The Power of Role Models Top 100 Outstanding Chinese Award." In 2020, COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, threatening the health of more than one billion people in the world. Kat Lai once said that in addition to being an entrepreneur, she has another identity: “I am an inventor.” Kat Lai and Professor Karl Tsim of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology jointly created an anti-coronavirus essential oil containing a patented Chinese medicine formula and aroma patches for masks. This new invention was featured on the cover of Capital Magazine in February 2021. Ms Lai’s hard work, innovation, and determination to give back to society were once again encouraged and affirmed. In 2023, Kat Lai embarked on an exhilarating new global venture, "Aromapod Pro," a trailblazing innovation within the hotel industry. This state-of-the-art automation aromatherapy and capsulized system enhance guest experiences and staff well-being through personalized scents, elevating satisfaction to unprecedented heights. Supported by cutting-edge research and technology, the Aromapod Pro revolutionizes the hospitality landscape, empowering communities and augmenting financial returns for stakeholders. Join Kat Lai as she reshapes the future of hotels, one captivating aroma blend at a time!