Vivienne Ming

Founder & Executive Chair at Socos

Named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2013 by Inc. Magazine, Vivienne Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, technologist and entrepreneur. She co-founded Socos, where machine learning and cognitive neuroscience combine to maximize students life outcomes. Vivienne is also a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley s Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, where she pursues her research in neuroprosthetics. In her free time, Vivienne has developed a predictive model of diabetes to better manage the glucose levels of her diabetic son and systems to predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers. She sits on the boards of The Palm Center, Emozia, Engender, and Genderis Inc., and is a Chief Science Advisor to Cornerstone Capital, Platypus Institute, Shiftgig, and Bayes Impact. Dr. Ming speaks frequently on issues of LGBT inclusion and gender in technology. Vivienne lives in Berkeley CA, with her wife (and co-founder) and their two children. In her free time, Vivienne has developed a predictive model of diabetes to better manage the glucose levels of her diabetic son and systems to predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers. She sits on the boards of The Palm Center, Emozia, Engender, and Genderis Inc., and is a Chief Science Advisor to Cornerstone Capital, Platypus Institute, Shiftgig, and Bayes Impact. Dr. Ming speaks frequently on issues of LGBT inclusion and gender in technology.

Schedule


Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger: What is the Next Big Thing in Tech?

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The Extinction of Humans

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Brave New World: AI, Cybernetics and the Impacts on Society

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