FORA.tv Speaker - Amy Kruse

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Biography

Amy Kruse is the Chief Scientific Officer of the Platypus Institute, an applied neuroscience research organization that translates cutting edge neuroscience discoveries into practical tools and programs that enhance the human experience. Dr. Kruse’s primary focus at the Platypus Institute is a project entitled "Human 2.0” - a multi-faceted initiative that helps selected individuals and teams leverage neuro-technology to generate meaningful competitive advantages. Previously, Dr. Kruse was VP and CTO of Cubic Global Defense, where she oversaw the company’s research and development (R&D) programs, as well as a government civilian Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where she created and oversaw the Agency’s first performance-oriented neuroscience program. Dr. Kruse’s efforts at DARPA generated scientific breakthroughs in areas including augmented cognition, accelerated learning, cognitive enhancement, team neuro-dynamics, and brain stimulation, and they resulted in the creation of multiple programs that measurably enhanced both individual and team performance in several branches of the US military. Dr. Kruse is a member of several defense panels and advisory boards for organizations including the National Academies and the Defense Science Board. She is also the author of numerous scientific papers, chapters, and articles. Dr. Kruse earned a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Structural Biology and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, where she was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.

1 Program

Human 2.0 - The Future of Sense-Making

04.20.17 | 00:16:57 min | 0 comments