“SharpBrains’ reports are breaking important new ground, helping to structure, forecast, and bring quality information to the rapidly evolving brain health and brain fitness category. In doing so, they are helping to shape an emerging market, one that has virtually unlimited potential to bring value to individuals, businesses, and society.”
– Joel Makower, Chairman, Greener World Media.
“SharpBrains’ groundbreaking report provides a definitive overview of brain health innovation – an important space to watch for every tech and healthcare executive and investor. SharpBrains’ comprehensive report defines a clear scope for the market and also charts its evolution, path and key trends.“
– Tim Chang, Managing Director at The Mayfield Fund.
“SharpBrains’ market reports have helped us further target our coaching efforts to integrate brain fitness and upgrade our entire coaching platform. They give you the industry perspective in a thorough yet concise manner. I highly recommend them!
– Margaret Sabin, CEO of Sutter Health Partners and Vice President, New Product Development, for Sutter Health.
“As our population ages the fields of physical health and brain health will naturally merge and, as this happens, a whole new field of valued added services will emerge for our members. High quality market reports such as SharpBrains’ are crucial to the success of this merger.”
– Robin Klaus, Chairman, Club One Fitness Centers.
“The annual SharpBrains Summit is an impressive virtual convocation of leading scientists and developers and adopters of cognitive enhancement technology; it would be hard to match in a single physical space.”
– Dr. Robert Bilder, Chief of Medical Psychology-Neuropsychology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience
“The SharpBrains Summit brings together leaders in all relevant cognitive fields from business to academic communities, as well as providing a forum to address the evolution of this emerging industry. Because cognitive enhancement, fitness, and entertainment are relatively nascent industries, it has been difficult to use traditional benchmarks to evaluate its success and growth. SharpBrains is quickly becoming the “go to” resource for innovation and business insight.“
– Stanley Yang, CEO, NeuroSky
“An in-depth and credible market research report that provides an objective view for investors and executives looking for gaming and health opportunities in the growing “brain training” space. This report is a must-read to understand the state of the market, the players, and key trends.“
– Daniel Goldman, founder of Total Entertainment Network and former executive at Posit Science Corporation.
“Great example of how bringing scientific leaders and innovators together can spur thoughtful discussion about our most vital organ – the brain. Brain science is a rapidly changing field with expansion and developments happening in small pockets around the world. The virtual summit facilitates the escalation of public attention on brain health and informs translation of scientific discovery into implementation.”
– Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Director, Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas
“The 2012 SharpBrains Summit was fantastic– it is clear that we are moving into a new phase in studying human performance using big data. Our bodies are outliving our brains– what we need most now is evidence-driven design to develop applications to help our brains remain as strong as our bodies! Fantastic conference, can’t wait for next year!”
— Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD, CEO, Blue Marble Games
“The SharpBrains Virtual Summit is the single global point of contact for cognitive health innovators, highlighting the state-of-the-art themes in technology, research and consumer demand.”
– Jaan Tulviste, CEO, Cognuse
“I have the opportunity to collaborate with Alvaro Fernandez in the framework of the Global Agenda Council on the Aging Society. Our aging society relies on ambassadors like Alvaro and SharpBrains who ensure appropriate emphasis on brain health while furthering the discussion on aging.”
– Martin Naegele, Knowledge Manager, World Economic Forum.
“The report met and exceeded all of our expectations. The report’s clarity and factual basis was refreshing. I found it hard to put down. Our follow-up brainstorm session with Alvaro was the icing on the cake. Thank you SharpBrains for putting together such a comprehensive body of information and support to assist in the launch of our business.“
– Adam Merrifield, CFO AKM Holdings, Inc.
“This report is comprehensive to say the least. It provides an essential service for long term care organizations who want to provide mind-enhancing programs and services. There is a bewildering array of technology currently available. Few, if any, of us have the resources or expertise to sort through all the literature and marketplace to help determine what may work best for a given group of residents, as well as what is most practical from a staff implementation perspective. The State of the Market report helps sort out the strengths and capacities of these new technologies and answers some urgent questions.“
– Beverly Sanborn, Vice President of Activities and Memory Programs at Belmont Villages Senior Living.
“The annual SharpBrains Vrtual Summit is a convenient and surprisingly compelling forum for catching up on applied cognitive research from leaders in the field and for helping shape future brain health care.”
— Dr. Yaakov Stern, Cognitive Neuroscience Division Leader, Columbia University
“The SharpBrains Summit provides common ground for practitioners, scientists and industry leaders to work towards the common goal of driving brain health and fitness forward with a thoughtful, analytical and practical approach.”
– Kate Sullivan, Director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
“Kudos for an excellent resource! This SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness is full of top notch information, provides practical tips and helps separate hype from hope in the brain health arena.“
– Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer, Alzheimer’s Association
“A masterful guide to the brain training revolution. Promises to stimulate a much needed conversation that will nudge society to build a new brain fitness culture on solid, research-based, foundations.“
– P. Murali Doraiswamy MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University
“Finally, an insightful and complete overview of the science, companies and trends in the brain fitness field. A must-read for everyone offering products and services to boomers and elders.“
– Gloria Cavanaugh, former President & CEO of the American Society on Aging and founding Board member of the National Alliance for Caregiving.
“I cannot recommend the SharpBrains Virtual Summit highly enough. It’s a fantastic forum for knowledge sharing in the complex area of brain health providing access and discussion with world leaders in the field. I found the virtual format actually enhanced the learning experience and the short sessions focused the content in an engaging way which is often lacking in other traditional conference settings”
— David Coleiro, Partner, Strategic North