New SharpBrains Summit Speakers — Games for Brain Health, EEG, Human Computer Interaction

We are pleased to announce three new Speak­ers @ 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (June 7–14th, 2012):

  1. Dr. Sheryl Fly­nn, CEO, Blue Mar­ble Game Co
  2. Tan Le, CEO, Emo­tiv Lifesciences
  3. Corin­na E. Lath­an, Founder and CEO, AnthroTronix

Dr. Sheryl Flynn, CEO, Blue Marble Game Co

Dr. Sheryl Fly­nn is the founder and CEO of Blue Mar­ble Game Co, a seri­ous games com­pa­ny that focus­es design and devel­op­ment of video games to enhance reha­bil­i­ta­tion for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties world­wide. Sheryl has also begun the devel­op­ment of the social net­work that aims to bring togeth­er indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties, clin­i­cians, researchers and game indus­try pro­fes­sion­als to engage all inte­gral par­ties and push the bound­aries of games for reha­bil­i­ta­tion. In addi­tion to her entre­pre­neur­ial pur­suits, Dr. Fly­nn also con­sults with the Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia, Insti­tute for Cre­ative Tech­nolo­gies and Divi­sion of Bioki­ne­si­ol­o­gy and Phys­i­cal Ther­a­py on the NIDRR fund­ed OPTT-RERC grant to devel­op a suite of games that clin­i­cians can use in reha­bil­i­ta­tion set­tings. In addi­tion Sheryl also men­tors stu­dents from many uni­ver­si­ties nation­al­ly and inter­na­tion­al­ly. As a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Phys­i­cal Ther­a­py Asso­ci­a­tion, Sheryl has offered her exper­tise in using games for reha­bil­i­ta­tion at local, state and nation­al con­fer­ences. Dr. Fly­nn has authored numer­ous papers and pre­sen­ta­tions for nation­al and inter­na­tion­al con­fer­ences and journals.

Tan Le, CEO, Emotiv Lifesciences

Tan Le is a tech­nol­o­gy entre­pre­neur, busi­ness exec­u­tive and sought-after speak­er. She is founder and CEO of Emo­tiv Life­sciences, a bioin­for­mat­ics com­pa­ny that advances under­stand­ing of the human brain and iden­ti­fies bio­mark­ers for men­tal and oth­er neu­ro­log­i­cal con­di­tions using elec­troen­cephalog­ra­phy (EEG).  She is pur­su­ing the dream of per­form­ing inex­pen­sive and wide­spread brain func­tion screen­ing to catch ear­ly signs of autism, epilep­sy, learn­ing dis­abil­i­ties, ADHD, and oth­er con­di­tions. Tan has received many awards and appeared in innu­mer­able ‘Who’s Who in Aus­tralia’ lists; she was named among Fast Company’s Most Influ­en­tial Women in Tech­nol­o­gy in 2010 and Forbes‘ 50 Names You Need to Know in 2011. In 2009, she was hon­ored by the World Eco­nom­ic Forum as a Young Glob­al Leader since 2009, and in 2011, she was rec­og­nized with the Auto­Vi­sion Inno­va­tions Award and hon­ored as a Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Dis­tin­guished Alum­ni Award recipient.

Corinna E. Lathan, Founder and CEO, AnthroTronix

Dr. Corin­na Lath­an co-found­ed Anthro­Tron­ix and is cur­rent­ly Board Chair and Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer. Dr. Lath­an’s diverse back­ground includes exten­sive research, teach­ing, and con­sult­ing in the areas of human per­for­mance engi­neer­ing, med­ical device design, and assis­tive tech­nol­o­gy. Pre­vi­ous­ly, Dr. Lath­an was an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Bio­med­ical Engi­neer­ing at The Catholic Uni­ver­si­ty of Amer­i­ca (CUA) and an Adjunct Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Aero­space Engi­neer­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mary­land, Col­lege Park. Her work with chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties and robot­ics has been fea­tured in Forbes, Time, and the New York­er mag­a­zines as well as led to such dis­tinc­tions as Mary­land’s  “Top Inno­va­tor of the Year,” MIT Tech­nol­o­gy Review Mag­a­zine’s “Top 100 World Inno­va­tors,” and one of Fast Com­pa­ny Mag­a­zines “Most Cre­ative Peo­ple in Busi­ness.” She has also been named a Tech­nol­o­gy Pio­neer and a Young Glob­al Leader by the World Eco­nom­ic Forum and is cur­rent­ly on their Glob­al Agen­da Coun­cil for Robot­ics and Smart devices. She is active­ly involved in edu­ca­tion­al out­reach pro­grams that empow­er women and minori­ties in sci­ence and technology.

–> To Learn More and Reg­is­ter: vis­it 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Summit

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