BRAIN TRUST
MEET SOME OF THE KEY PEOPLE POWERING OUR TEAM.

Dr. Ned T. Sahin

CEO | PhD Neuroscientist & Entrepreneur

See the CEO bio above. Ned is excited to roll up the sleeves and help make a difference for society – to unlock the power of your brain!

Dr. Arshya Vahabzadeh

Chief Medical Officer; Site Director | Child Psychiatrist at Harvard

Arshya Vahabzadeh, M.D., is a Harvard Medical School based physician, trained in both medicine and psychiatry. He is the incoming Chairman of the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association and a consultant to Khan Academy, Neurolaunch, and Anthem. Dr. Vahabzadeh has published extensively in clinical neuroscience and neurobiology, and has over 20 awards from organizations including the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Joey Salisbury

Director of Software Development | Neuroscience PhD

Dr. Salisbury has a PhD in Neuroscience and has coded mobile apps for mental health previously. His breadth and depth of experience allows him to contribute at many levels on the Brain Power team. A strong leader and a caring team member, Dr. Salisbury deftly balances the long-term Brain Power goals with daily and weekly task and practical objectives.

Dr. Neha Keshav

Director of Research | PhD & Postdoc in Neuroscience of Autism

Dr. Keshav completed her PhD and Post-Doc in Neuroscience with a concentration and special interest in Autism. She has also worked at a neurotechnology startup so bring industry as well as academic experience, in addition to her will-do and winning attitude. She superintends all scientific research at Brain Power as well as all government grants.

Dr. Anthony Sossong

Clinical Officer | Child Psychiatrist at Harvard Med

A stalwart foundational team member, Dr. Sossong brings to the team his clinical experience with Autism Spectrum children in the Psychiatry & Neurology departments at Harvard Medical School / MGH, as well as experience as a software company CEO before his medical career. His wisdom, and expertise across the clinical, strategy, and technology-translation spectrum help propel Brain Power in a scientifically-based and practical direction.

Rafiq Abdus-Sabur

Education Software Expert, Entrepreneur, Educator

A scholar, former educator, and edu-tech entrepreneur, Rafiq is a Boston-area native and understands the real nature of our educational system. His graduate studies at Harvard gave him a theory-based toolset for educating those with special needs, grounded by his real-world and practical experience with the nuances of the educational system in action.

Dr. Syd Cash, MD PhD

Neurologist & Professor at Harvard Med

Dr. Cash brings extensive clinical, clinical-trial, technological, medical-device, scholarly, and government-contract experience and wisdom to the Brain Power team. Syd is a Neurologist, Epileptologist and professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School / Mass. General Hospital. He is also a wonderful colleague and it is a great pleasure to have Syd on the Brain Power team.

Dr. Matt Coates

High Level Technical Problem Solver

With a doctoral degree from Oxford and extensive experience in industry and technology (in the US and UK), Dr. Coates is foremost a problem-solver. Having had several roles where his key task was to uncover and implement solutions that had been long missed by experts, his daring creative and technical thinking are much appreciated by the Brain Power team. His creativity and daring also extend to his leisure pursuits – ask him about hiking to the north pole.