Dr. Vivienne Ming


Cognitive Neuroscience

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Areas of Expertise

Artificial Intelligence  •  Human Potential  •  Neuroscience  •  Entrepreneurship  •  Future of Learning

About Vivienne

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 suffers. She sits on the boards of StartOut, 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 also 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.

The Future of Human Potential - Dr. Vivienne Ming | SingularityU South Africa

The Paradox of Incentive Insensitivity

Technology & Society | Vivienne Ming | SingularityU Japan Summit

Future of Education I How to Robot-Proof Your Kids I SingularityU Czech Summit 2018

Future of Education (Panel Discussion)

Artificial Intelligence - SingularityU Thailand Summit

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence | SingularityU Brazil Summit

The State of AI | SingularityU Greece Summit 2018

SingularityU Portugal Summit Cascais

O Futuro do Potencial Humano (In English)

Speaking Topics

  • Future of Human Potential

    Dr. Vivienne Ming has dedicated her life to maximizing human potential. During this talk, Dr. Ming will share stories about her work helping companies realize the full potential of their workforce, computing the economic cost of bias, attacking educational inequality, and using neural networks to reunite refugee families. By combining machine learning, neuroscience, and economic research, Dr. Ming will explore innovations to create happier, healthier, and more impactful lives.

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