Alvaro Fernandez, named a Young Global Leader in 2012 by the World Economic Forum, is the CEO of SharpBrains.com, a leading independent market research firm tracking health and well-being applications of brain science. A sought-after national speaker, he has been quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Reuters, and Associated Press, among others.
Mr. Fernandez is the co-author of the new book The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (284 pages; April 2013), recognized as a “Best Book” by AARP, and the editor-in-chief of the market report “The Digital Brain Health Market 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning." He also wrote the acclaimed articles Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age, published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, The Business and Ethics of the Brain Fitness Boom, published in Generations, and co-authored The Global Agenda Council on the Ageing Society: Policy Principles, published in Global Policy.
A native of Spain, Mr. Fernandez came to the US to complete a dual degree MBA/ MA in Education at Stanford University, and now lives with his family in Washington, DC.
Detailed LinkedIn Profile: Alvaro Fernandez.