Jacopo Annese, Founder and CEO, Institute for Brain and Society
Allan Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Dr. Annese is a computational neuroanatomist whose formal training stems from a wide background in the biological sciences and the neurosciences. He is particularly experienced in neuroanatomical and histological techniques, as well as computer-aided microscopy and morphometry by image analysis. He has designed novel techniques for the quantitative study of neurological structures with MRI and histology.
In 2005 he founded The Brain Observatory and in 2009 the laboratory was charged with the postmortem brain examination of one of the most famous medical cases in the history of neurology.
Allan Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute. Jones joined the Allen Institute in 2003 and has been instrumental in building a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists and managers, setting industry standards to create a systematic approach to answer questions in neuroscience.