Bicheng Han

CEO and Founder, Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard Center for Brain Science
Bicheng has over 7 years of experience in developing medical equipment and holds several patents. He has also conducted neuroscience research in leading scientific institutions in the US and South Korea. He was included in Forbes 30 under 30 and MIT Technology Review 35 under 35.

Max Newlon

President of BrainCo USA, Master’s from Harvard Graduate School of Education
Max has years of clinical trial experience at Beth Israel Deaconess and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He was lead coordinator for a $1 million IARPA study on cognitive enhancement and has leadership development industry experience.

Samuel Prentice

Ph.D. Candidate at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (MIT CSAIL)
Samuel Prentice is a world-leading scientist in algorithm research, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. He has worked at NASA and was the lead programmer at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Wasifa Jamal, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Former Postdoctoral Associate at MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Dr. Jamal's research interests include signal processing, machine learning, computational neuroscience, complex networks, and statistical analysis. She has 7+ years experience in EEG signal analysis. She served as the MIT Postdoctoral Association president.

Lawrence Franchini

Vice President, Sales
Lawrence has spent the past 20 years in multiple sales and operational leadership roles throughout Verizon. Lawrence led Retail, B2B, Authorized Agents, and National Retail channels to award winning performance for over 18 years. He was directly responsible for all sales, operations, financial performance and overall customer experience in those areas.


James Ryan

President of University of Virginia, Former Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Mr. Ryan is a world-renowned expert on law and education. He is the president of the University of Virginia. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ryan was the eleventh dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and was the Matheson & Morgenthau Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia Law School, where he founded the school's Program in Law and Public Service. Mr. Ryan served as a clerk for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. In his writing, he has addressed topics such as school choice, standards and testing, pre-K, and the intersection of special education and neuroscience. He received his A.B., summa cum laude, from Yale University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Mouhsin Shafi, Ph.D.

M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine and Neuroscience, UCLA School of Medicine
Dr. Shafi is an instructor and clinician-scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed his Neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2010, followed by a 2-year Clinical and Research Fellowship in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology at Mass General.