Alvaro Fer­nan­dez


Alvaro Fer­nan­dez

CEO, SharpBrains

Alvaro Fer­nan­dez runs Sharp­Brains, an inde­pen­dent mar­ket research firm track­ing applied neu­ro­science and emerging neu­rotech­nol­ogy. A fre­quent pub­lic speaker, he has been quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, CNN, Reuters, and more. Alvaro co-authored “The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age,” translated into Spanish, Japanese, Polish and Portuguese, and is the Editor-in-chief of a recent report on Pervasive Neurotechnology.

A member of the Word Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Human Enhancement, and named a Young Global Leader, Alvaro holds an MBA and MA in Edu­ca­tion from Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity, and a BA in Eco­nom­ics from Uni­ver­si­dad de Deusto in his native Spain. Previously he worked in McKinsey & Company, Bertelsmann and Ashoka: Innovators for the Public.

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