Adam Gazzaley, MD

Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD
Executive Director

Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD is professor in neurology, physiology and psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and the founding director of Neuroscape, a translational neuroscience center engaged in development and research to advance high tech as novel brain assessments and optimization tools.

Dr. Gazzaley is co-founder and chief science advisor of Akili Interactive Labs, a company developing therapeutic video games and co-founder and chief scientist of JAZZ Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in experiential technology to improve human performance. He’s also a scientific advisor for more than a dozen technology companies including Apple, GE, Magic Leap and Nielsen.

He has filed multiple patents, authored 100+ scientific articles and delivered more than 500 invited presentations around the world. Dr. Grazzley wrote and hosted the nationally-televised PBS special “The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley,and co-authored the MIT Press book, The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World.”

Dr. Gazzaley has received many awards and honors, most recently, the 2015 Society for Neuroscience Science Educator Award. "His work commands respect," declares The New York Times. See how else the media has forcused on Dr. Gazzaley and his work.