Dr. Eugene Izhikevich

Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, Brain Corp

Dr. Eugene Izhikevich is the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Brain Corp, a San Diego based software company specializing in the development of intelligent, autonomous systems that automate commercial equipment. Dr. Izhikevich is a world-renowned computational neuroscientist who co-founded Brain Corp to focus on Artificial Intelligence and robotics development. Brain Corp’s initial work involved advanced R&D for Qualcomm Inc., and DARPA. The company is now focused on developing advanced machine learning and computer vision systems for the next generation of self-driving vehicles.

In addition, Dr. Izhikevich was a senior fellow in Theoretical Neurobiology at the San Diego-based Neurosciences Institute and is the founder of Scholarpedia, a free, peer-reviewed encyclopedia.

Dr. Izhikevich’s innovative research has attracted a team of accomplished scientists, engineers and innovators from all over the world to help him realize his vision.

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