Vivienne Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, technologist and entrepreneur. She co-founded Socos, where machine learning and cognitive neuroscience combine to maximize students’ life outcomes. Vivienne is also a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, where she pursues her research in neuroprosthetics. In her free time, Vivienne has developed a predictive model of diabetes to better manage glucose levels. She sits on the boards of StartOut.org, The Palm Center, Emozia, and the Bay Area Rainbow Daycamp, and is and advisor to Credit Suisse and Bayes Impact. Dr. Ming also speaks frequently on issues of LGBT inclusion and gender in technology. She lives in Berkeley, CA, with her wife (and co-founder) and their two children.