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.