Dr. Eugene Izhikevich

Dr. Eugene Izhikevich is the Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Brain Corporation, an AI company specializing in the development of self-driving technology for robots.  Known for his contributions to the theory of spiking networks, in 2005 Dr. Izhikevich implemented the world’s largest thalamo-cortical model. It simulated one hundred billion neurons and one quadrillion synapses – the same number as the human brain. 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. Brain Corp is funded by the Softbank Vision Fund and Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of mobile technology leader, Qualcomm Inc.

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