Jamil El-Imad, PhD
Jamil is an entrepreneur, technologist and author. As an IT specialist, Jamil has worked on developing IBM technology solutions in the pharmaceutical, industrial and commercial sectors. He is now applying his IT and computing expertise to healthcare with a view to bringing innovations to patients, research and healthcare professionals that will accelerate the understanding and treatment of myriad psychiatric and neurological disorders. Jamil has an MBA and PhD from the University of Leicester. He is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, a Fellow at the Institution of Engineering and Technology London, the Chief Executive Officer of W Investments AG, a private wealth management company, and the Chairman of Virtually Live US Inc, a new-age 3D media company.
Teresa Sollfrank, PhD
Teresa is a biologist with a strong background in neuroscience. She has many years experience working with psychologists, software engineers and neurobiologists in the interdisciplinary field of EEG (electroencephalogram) research. This has included the development of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that translate the modulation of sensory motor rhythms into control signals that drive a computer output. Additionally, she has considerable expertise in the implementation of neurofeedback as a cognitive rehabilitation tool for patients suffering from schizophrenia or after stroke. She received her Diploma in biology from the University of Wuerzburg followed by her Ph.D. in Neuroscience. She has contributed to several EU funded projects and participated in international neuroscience research in Australia, Spain and the Netherlands.
Abbas is a cloud solutions architect with decades of experience in developing and delivering enterprise grade ICT solutions and professional services to vertical industries across the USA, Europe and the Arabian Gulf. He is passionate about leveraging his advanced cloud development skills for developing mobile big data and parallel computing applications in healthcare using Amazon web services, Java SDKs, Spring framework, Hazelcast, Apache Spark, RDD and Scala. He is a certified Apache Spark Certified Developer, Amazon Web Services Solution Architect AWS-ASA-1510, SCJP2, EJB2.0 and Java 2 certified, and a Weblogic server certified developer.
Nehme is a cloud support engineer with extensive experience of setting up and maintaining very large compute and storage clusters in multiple cloud services and providers. He is driven to deploy his expertise with large scale multiprocessor servers and PHP development to deliver the next generation of cloud-computing infrastructure to address contemporary healthcare challenges. With many years’ experience in the IT industry across companies spanning retail, medical research, e-commerce and advertising he has designed, implemented and maintained networks systems and data-center presence for a multitude of online companies.
Karan is a software developer with extensive experience in the design and development of scientific software and applications on iOS, desktop and the web. He has developed software for algorithmic trading, computational neuroscience and biomedical applications and is committed to the development of applications that contribute to the solution of the big data challenges facing modern healthcare. He holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering from Thapar University, India.