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Advisory board

Ms. Barbara Barclay is the General Manager of Tobii Inc. North America. Tobii Technology is the global market leader in hardware and software solutions for eye tracking and gaze interaction. Their products are widely used within the scientific community and in commercial market research and usability studies, as well as by disabled people as a means to communicate. Tobii also drives integration of eye tracking technology in a vast number of other areas, offering OEM components for integration into various industry applications such as arcade games, diagnostics, automotive safety and 3D displays

Dr. Helen Abadzi is a Senior Education Specialist at Global Partnership for Education of The World Bank. Ms Abadzi joined our advisory board to help direct us with the literacy market. She has special interest in teaching illiterate adults to read, helping low income children learn to read, and in helping Arabic readers (who suffer with visual crowding problems more than readers of other languages). She has two PhD’s, speaks 20 languages, and is the author of many books and articles on relevant topics. She will advise SeeMore on literacy and ways our technology can be improved to help special populations.


Dr. David Marks is the Director of Educational Outreach for the Institute for Learning and Academic Achievement at the NYU Child Study Center. He specializes in Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, ADHD, and Disruptive Behavior Disorders. He conducts and supervises comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults with learning disorders, developmental disabilities, and neurological conditions. Dr. Marks routinely consults with teachers and school-based support teams, and assists parents and teachers with the implementation of home- and school-based interventions. He will advise SeeMore on learning and reading disorders.


Dr. Denis Pelli is a Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at the School of Arts and Sciences at NYU. He specializes in vision science and is interested in object recognition and reading. He is recognized as one of the leading authorities on visual crowding. Dr. Pelli is famous for his contributions to the fields of visual sensitivity, letter identification and object recognition. He has over 50 publications. He will guide SeeMore’s R&D regarding vision science.

 

Dr. Chris Bregler is a Professor of Computer Science at NYU’s Courant Institute and is the director of the NYU Movement Lab. He has worked at Stanford, Hewlett Packard, Interval, Disney, and Lucas Film. He has won awards from the NSF, Sloan Foundation, Packard Foundation, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Google, the U/S/ Navy, the U.S. Airforce and more. His motion capture research and commercial projects in science and entertainment have resulted in numerous publications, patents and awards. He received the Olympus Prize for achievements in computer vision and pattern recognition and was awarded the IEEE Longuet-Higgins Prize for “Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision that have withstood the test of time.”  He will advise SeeMore on eye-tracking, computer science and industry.


Dr. Davi Geiger is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Neural Science at NYU’s Courant Institute. He specializes in computer vision. He received an NSF Career Award in 1998. He is well versed in mathematical algorithms and also happens to be dyslexic. He will help to guide SeeMore’s software development, and give important insights into dyslexia.

 

Mr. Jason Keramidas is the Director of Product Management at Everyday Health and Co-Founder of Good Company Ventures. He has extensive experience evaluating and assisting pre-seed stage technology companies with financial modeling, business planning and presentations. He will help SeeMore navigate the early stage technology market.


Mr. Martin Sharkey is the founder and Principal at 3Points Marketing. He has also served as a Marketing Manager at Nestle and a vice-president of marketing at iSold It. He has been in the field of brand marketing for over 15 years and has experience in all aspects of business and consumer marketing. He will guide SeeMore’s marketing strategy.

 

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