CEO & Co-Founder
Lead SharpBrains growth as a leading source of brain fitness information and guidance for healthcare and insurance providers.
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Innovation, aging society, brain science
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Alvaro is a Cognitive and Brain Fitness Market thought-leader, executive and educator who launched SharpBrains with neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg. He was appointed by the World Economic Forum as member of the Global Agenda Council on the Aging Society. Alvaro has been quoted by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, among others. He co-authored the acclaimed The State of the Brain Fitness Market 2010 report, is a guest blogger at the Huffington Post. Alvaro has delivered over a hundred talks and lectures on latest trends in the emerging cognitive fitness market. Alvaro has an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University, and enjoys teaching The Science of Brain Health and Brain Fitness at UC-Berkeley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Whitepapers & Research
Transforming Brain Health with Digital Tools to Assess, Enhance and Repair Cognition across the Lifespan: The State of the Brain Fitness Market 2010.
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The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: 18 Interviews with Scientists, Practical Advice, and Product Reviews, To Keep Your Brain Sharp
Featured or quoted by over 100 publications since 2007, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, MSNBC, MarketWatch, Seattle Times, Technology & Learning.
MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University. BA in Economics from Deusto University (Spain).
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