About Us

What We do

Sharp­Brains is a lead­ing mar­ket research com­pa­ny focused on the brain fit­ness and cog­ni­tive health mar­ket. Our flag­ship annu­al report is The State of the Brain Fit­ness Soft­ware Mar­ket 2008. We also pub­lish Spe­cial Reports and Updates for Pre­mi­um Research Cir­cle enter­prise members.  Here is a par­tial List of Clients, and here some Endorse­ments. Sharp­Brains was co-found­ed by exec­u­tive Alvaro Fer­nan­dez and neu­ro­sci­en­tist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg.

SharpBrains.com, the fir­m’s edu­ca­tion­al blog and web­site, is a mem­ber of Sci­en­tif­ic Amer­i­can Part­ner Network.

Our Mission

Our mis­sion is to pro­vide indi­vid­u­als, com­pa­nies and insti­tu­tions with inde­pen­dent, high-qual­i­ty, research-based, infor­ma­tion and guid­ance to nav­i­gate the grow­ing cog­ni­tive and brain fit­ness market.

Our Story

Alvaro Fer­nan­dez (bio), our CEO, and Dr. Elkhonon Gold­berg (bio, inter­view), our Chief Sci­en­tif­ic Advi­sor, co-found­ed Sharp­Brains in 2005 to pro­vide infor­ma­tion­al guid­ance in a grow­ing and con­fus­ing marketplace.

Sharp­Brains is reg­u­lar­ly fea­tured in a vari­ety of sources rang­ing from busi­ness pub­li­ca­tions (Mar­ket­Watch, Forbes, MSNBC), to sci­en­tif­ic mag­a­zines (Sci­en­tif­ic Amer­i­can Mind), to gen­er­al media (New York Times, Newsweek, Chica­go Tri­bune), and pro­fes­sion­al trade out­lets (ABA Jour­nal, The Com­plete Lawyer, IHRSA, Tech­nol­o­gy & Learning).