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Save the Date for Brainnovations Pitch Contest on December 5th

Giv­en the suc­cess of the first Brainnova­tions Pitch Con­test last year (details here), the 2018 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit will host a sec­ond Brainnova­tions edi­tion, for 12 select­ed star­tups to pitch their inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to to all Sum­mit par­tic­i­pants and to our dis­tin­guished Judges –our very own “Sharp Tank”:

  • Dr. Hag­it Alon, VP Sci­en­tif­ic Affairs at Joy Ven­tures
  • Dr. David Barash, Chief Med­ical Offi­cer at the GE Foun­da­tion
  • Nichol Brad­ford, Co-Founder and ED of the Trans­for­ma­tive Tech Lab
  • John Cam­mack, Angel Investor
  • Ariel Garten, Founder and Chief Evan­ge­lism Offi­cer at Inter­aX­on
  • Dr. Evian Gor­don, Exec­u­tive Chair­man of Brain Resource
  • Dr. Adam Haim, Chief of the Small Busi­ness Inno­va­tion Research (SBIR) and Small Busi­ness Tech­nol­o­gy Trans­fer (STTR) Pro­grams at the Nation­al Insti­tute of Men­tal Health (NIMH)
  • Kath­leen Herath, Asso­ciate Vice Pres­i­dent Health & Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty at Nation­wide Insur­ance
  • Chris­t­ian Her­nan­dez, Man­ag­ing Part­ner at White Star Cap­i­tal
  • Dr. Edward Kli­phuis, Invest­ment Direc­tor at Mer­ck Ven­tures
  • Dr. Cori Lath­an, Co-Chair of the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Coun­cil on the Future of Human Enhance­ment
  • Dr. Manuel López-Figueroa, Ven­ture Part­ner at Bay City Cap­i­tal
  • Zack Lynch, Gen­er­al Part­ner at JAZZ Ven­ture Part­ners
  • Dr. Eddie Mar­tuc­ci, Co-Founder and CEO of Akili Inter­ac­tive Labs
  • Dr. Karen Postal, Pres­i­dent of the Amer­i­can Acad­e­my of Clin­i­cal Neu­ropsy­chol­o­gy (AACN)
  • Yan­nick Roy, Co-Founder of Neu­roTechX

We’ll announce more details by July 2nd, 2018. In the mean­time you can learn more herehere and here.

–-This will be the Brain­no­va­tions Judg­ing Panel…our very own “Sharp Tank”

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