Whistl Mobile Safety Device

Sep 2, 2014

Lifeshel CEO Jayon Wang shows Host Paul Guggenheimer the Whistl personal safety device.
Credit Jayon Wang / Lifeshel

The past year has seen a number of news stories about safety on college campuses. From Time magazine’s cover story on sexual assaults to a Forbes magazine article on the Clery Act, which requires colleges and universities to compile and publish data on campus crimes.

Campus safety was one of the motivating forces behind the development of the personal safety device Whistl. Jayon Wang, CEO and Co-founder of LifeShel, a device company creating smartphone cases, talks about Whistl.

Wang emphasizes that while Whistl can’t solve the problem of sexual assault, it can provide meaningful protection in users’ everyday lives.