The World Economic Forum Announces Young Global Leaders Class of 2013 (press release):
“199 young leaders from 70 countries have been honoured by the World Economic Forum for their professional accomplishments and commitment to society. The Young Global Leaders (YGL) Class of 2013 is composed of honourees from all sectors of society, with Read the rest of this entry »
Just a quick note: we’ll host a webinar on January 30th to discuss key market predictions based on “The Digital Brain Health Market 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning”, our new market report.
Here are 10 predictions, many of which will likely be realized before the end of 2013: Read the rest of this entry »
If you followed latest headlines surrounding the release of the National Alzheimer’s Plan, you’d probably conclude that the likely solution to maintain lifelong brain health is simple: simply wait until 2025 for a “magic bullet” to be discovered, to cure (or end or prevent) Alzheimer’s disease and aging associated cognitive decline. These kinds of beliefs, often reinforced by doctors and advertising, may explain the billions spent today by pharma companies on discovering new compounds, and by consumers on supplements like ginkgo biloba. But Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Last week I had the good fortune of spending four days in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, with over 300 amazing individuals from 40+ countries who had been named Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum. The summit agenda was insightful and inspiring, conversations with other participants always proved to be eye-opening and stimulating, and the overall atmosphere was constructive. You can read more about some of those conversations here.
What I’d like to highlight in this article is the remarkable (and optional) activity that started off every day at 7 in the morning. Called “Protect Your Asset” Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
I am excited to participate over the next few days in the Forum of Young Global Leaders in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in conjunction with the WEF on Latin America. Will make sure to synthesize main impressions next week. The agenda, interestingly enough, devotes time to “Protect the Asset.”
Below you can find the full transcript of our engaging Q&A session today, Friday March 16th, on brain sustainability, retooling brain health, and applied neuroplasticity, with Alvaro Fernandez, SharpBrains’ Co-Founder who’s just been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. You can learn more about the topic by reading this 2011 SharpBrains Summit Meeting Report and this Infographic.
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Infographic based on 2011 SharpBrains Summit’s Meeting Report
Alvaro Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of SharpBrains, has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, an honor recognizing the most distinguished leaders under age 40 from around the world.
Mr. Fernandez will discuss “How to Retool Brain Health for the 21st Century” via a one-hour virtual Q&A session hosted live at SharpBrains.com on Friday, March 16 from 10 to 11a.m. US Eastern Time. The conversation will be based on the Meeting Report from the 2011 SharpBrains Summit, which gathered 250+ innovators worldwide.
“The way we do brain health is essentially broken,” he said. “We need a new culture and toolkit to empower sharp brains of all ages to take more proactive care of their brain.” Read the rest of this entry »