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VITAL NEURO

Leading a breakthrough in brain wellness technology addressing the global epidemic of stress and burnout

VITAL NEURO

Leading a breakthrough in brain wellness technology addressing the global epidemic of stress and burnout

TODAY’S WORKPLACE IS STRESSFUL

Stress is a massive problem in the workplace, costing U.S. businesses $3O billion yearly in lost workdays alone.

Vital Neuro Overview

Using our proprietary neuroscience-based platform Vital provides real-time, data driven Neuroguided™ meditation & focus training. The results… Reduced stress and employee attrition, increased focus and job satisfaction, peak performance and efficiency in the workplace.

Vital Neuro Overview

Using our proprietary neuroscience-based platform Vital provides real-time, data driven Neuroguided™ meditation & focus training. The results… Reduced stress and employee attrition, increased focus and job satisfaction, peak performance and efficiency in the workplace.

VITAL features
PORTABLE
EFFECTIVE
AFFORDABLE
MOBILE
WIRELESS
PERSONALIZED
Organization Features & Benefits
  • Mobile, cost effective, app-based subscription service (SaaS)
  • Vital Brain Sensing Headphone
  • Low setup cost and easy to implement with iOS
  • Quantifiable results, dashboard, reporting, anonymized benchmarking data
HOW VITAL WORKS

The Vital brain sensing headphones transforms user’s real-time brain activity into personalized sessions using sound, music, and visual feedback algorithms as a guide to help rewire the brain to help achieve deeper states of meditation, relaxation, and focus.

Vital’s proprietary platform utilizes innovative neurotechnology to monitor & deliver real-time brain derived stress measurements and training sessions through an AI powered cloud-based app.

FOUR PILLARS OF VITAL

The VITAL Solution Makes Stress Better Everyday

BRAIN PLASTICITY

Brain is flexible

Is shaped by our experiences, even in adulthood

Plasticity can be guided & directed

FEEDBACK LOOPS

Brain reorganizes when given information on itself via feedback & opportunities to change

Automatic learning & habit formation

Guided toward optimal performance

NEUROSCIENCE BASED SOUND & MUSIC

Sound & music impact the brain and change its function

Audio entrainment & resonance

Activation & inhibition

INTERACTIVE PSYCHOEDUCATION

Interactive learning (ex. respiration training)

Learn principles of brain health while developing skills

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Mindful meditation through science

FOUR PILLARS OF VITAL

The VITAL Solution Makes Stress Better Everyday

BRAIN PLASTICITY

Brain is flexible

Is shaped by our experiences, even in adulthood

Plasticity can be guided & directed

FEEDBACK LOOPS

Brain reorganizes when given information on itself via feedback & opportunities to change

Automatic learning & habit formation

Guided toward optimal performance

NEUROSCIENCE BASED SOUND & MUSIC

Sound & music impact the brain and change its function

Audio entrainment & resonance

Activation & inhibition

INTERACTIVE PSYCHOEDUCATION

Interactive learning (ex. respiration training)

Learn principles of brain health while developing skills

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Mindful meditation through science

BY THE NUMBERS

VITAL NEURO

Target Market

The initial sales focus and verticals are organizations with the most stressed and burned out adults in the U.S.; corporate wellness, healthcare workers, first responders, business process outsourcing, military and veteran’s administration.

Size of Opportunity

Vital spans multiple sectors in the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy starting with Preventive & Personalized Medicine and Public Health, Fitness & Mind-Body, Traditional & Complementary Medicine.

KAMRAN FALLAHPOUR, PHD

Founder & Chief Science Officer

Bio
Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Neuroscientist with 25+ years of clinical research, and product experience in neurophysiology, biomarker, brain computer interface, and sensor technology | Founder and Director, The Brain Resource Center | Clinical Instructor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.

ALEX DOMAN

Founder & Chief Product Officer

Bio
Founder & CEO Advanced Brain Technologies | Co-Founder Sleep Genius | 3rd generation pioneer in the field of human brain development | 25 years of experience bringing products & technologies to market | TEDx Speaker and named Top 50 Human Behavior Expert to watch.

BRUCE J. CLAY

Founder & Chief Financial Officer

Bio
Past Executive Vice President at First American Title Insurance Company of NY | Served on FATCONY Board of Directors beginning in 1992 and as Chair of the Finance Committee since 2001 | Bruce has closed tens of billions of dollars of transactions with capital market firms, pension funds and insurance companies.

CHRISTINE HUNSICKER

Advisor

Bio
Christine Hunsicker is the Founder and CEO of CaaStle, a revolutionary B2B technology platform empowering retailers and fashion brands to strategically participate in a new sharing economy.

The CaaStle technology powers iconic brands such Ann Taylor, New York & Company, Express, Rebecca Taylor, Vince, and American Eagle. CaaStle also operates the popular women’s brand, Gwynnie Bee.

Christine attended Princeton University and graduated in 1999. After college, she quickly rose to a leadership role as the President and COO of the startup Right Media. Right Media transformed the ad exchange industry, an accomplishment that led Yahoo! to purchase the company for $850,000,000 in 2007. She then went on to become the COO of Drop.io, and sold the company to Facebook in 2010.

With an outstanding pedigree of leading successful startups, Christine has been recognized in Inc. Magazine’s Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs, Crain’s 40 Under 40 annual power list as well as the National Retail Federation’s List of People Shaping Retail’s Future. She also starred as an investor in Project RunwProject Runwaay:y: F Fashion Start-Upashion Start-Up on the Lifetime network in 2014.

DANIEL J. LEVITIN, PHD

Advisor

Bio
Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D. is an award-winning neuroscientist, business consultant, and best-selling author. He is the author is the author of four consecutive #1 international best-sellers, including This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind, which been translated in 22 languages. He is a frequent commentator on NPR, CBC and BBC Radio, and his TED talk has been viewed more than 18 million times.

He is Founding Dean of Arts & Humanities at the Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, a Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and Professor of Psychology Emeritus at McGill University. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, CalTech, Dartmouth, and Stanford.

Levitin has worked for forty years as a consultant on management, data, and intellectual property for a wide range of companies including Apple Computer, Booz-Allen, Microsoft, the United States Navy, and AT&T. He is also an active musician, performing recently with Sting, Bobby McFerrin, Rosanne Cash, and Victor Wooten among others. His work as a record producer has earned him 17 RIAA gold and platinum awards, and he was one of the “golden ears” experts used in the first Dolby AC compression tests.

CHRIS MOON

Advisor

Bio
15+ years experience arranging capital for early-stage and multi-national corporates | frequent contributor and speaker at industry events focused on funding for emerging technologies | Managing Director in ING’s Technology Banking group where he has responsibility for new business development in the US, Canada and Latin America.

VERA BRANDES

VP of Music Production

Bio
Internationally renowned music producer and independent music industry veteran | Vice President of IAMM (International Association for Music and Medicine, New York, USA)| Former Director of the Research Program for Music-Medicine at Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria | Certified music therapist registered with the Federal Ministry of Health, Austria | Board member of I.M.A.R.A.A. (International Music and Arts Research Association Austria) | Program council to the Human Health Project | Scientific advisory board member of Advanced Brain Technologies.

She was one of the co-founders of the Science Network Man and Music at the University Mozarteum, Salzburg and vice-president of the nonprofit organisation saludArt. She was program director of the Mozart & Science conferences 2006, 2008 and 2010, initiator and program director of the conference Chaos & Coherence (2016) and scientific coordinator of the IAMM conferences in Beijing (2016), Barcelona (2018) and Boston (2020).

She has published numerous articles, and presents at international conferences. Before she began her career in science, Brandes was an award-winning music producer and record company owner. Between 1974 and 1999 she released more than 350 albums featuring a broad spectrum of international artists and promoted a multitude of concerts, tours and festivals.

In 1994, she received the award for the Most Creative and Innovative Company in music and media in Germany from the Ministry of Economics.

Since 1995, she has been committed to the integration of music in medical therapy and prevention. Since 1999 she organized advanced trainings for medical doctors and therapists in Music Listening Therapy. From 2001 to 2003, she lectured on culture & media at the University for Applied Sciences in Salzburg, Austria. She co-initiated and co-organized the congress “in:fusion – New Qualities in Healthcare”. She is also founder and CSO of SANOSON in Vienna, Austria and developed SANUMEDA, a patient dedicated hospital radio channel and I-MAT© (Individualized Music-focused Audio Therapies) for the treatment of depression, burnout and sleep disorders.

ROSIE ACOSTA

VP of Wellness Programming 

Bio
Rosie Acosta is a world-renowned Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Yoga Teacher Trainer, Holistic Health Coach and Inspirational Speaker. She is also the founder of Radically Loved: Yoga, Health + Wellness and host of the top-rated Apple podcast, Radically Loved.

As a product of inner-city LA, gangs, drug-use and violence permeated Acosta’s youth. She overcame the prospect of prison through yoga and meditation and is extremely effective at using these tools in order to help others access their potential and overcome adversity. It is her driving belief that we are all born with limitless potential, that we all have a place in this world, and that it is part of our journey to be Radically Curious, Radically Inspired and Radically Loved.

Rosie has had a diverse client list ranging from Olympic, NFL and NBA athletes to at-risk youth and Afghanistan veterans. She is a featured teacher for Yoga Journal and Wanderlust, a featured speaker for SHE RECOVERS, and has also been featured in Yoga Journal, FOX News Latino, Mantra, mindbodygreen, Well+Good, Evolve and POPSUGAR, among others. She is currently writing a book about Yoga and Meditation.

CANDACE MCDONALD

VP of Strategy & Partnerships

Bio
Over a dozen years’ experience in the wellness and health industries as an expert advisor and facilitator specializing in building strategic collaborations for companies, brands and talent. Her relationships in the wellness community range from internationally recognized functional medicine doctors to luxury fitness brands to wellness retailers and key influencers in the health & wellness arenas.

As a result of her well-honed “insiders view,” which comes from long standing, personal relationships with some of the most impactful influencers and industry leaders in the wellness arena, Ms. McDonald strategically advises on how to enter new markets and increase their overall revenue streams, as well as build brand awareness in the marketplace.

Ms. McDonald’s unique execution capabilities encompass the continuum of product development and launch, including conceptualization, research & development, production, capital formation, growth equity, and market launch. Her innate ability to see the higher purpose played a pivotal role in her philanthropic leadership of a leading children’s health charity. As the organization’s Executive Director for more than a decade, she recognized how to bring together key stakeholders, companies, sponsors and talent in new and innovative ways in order to create awareness for, and positively impact the treatment of a childhood disorder. While in this role, she created and funded the only medical treatment grant programs that directly supported families impacted by autism.

An avid fitness enthusiast and Tracy Anderson Method devotee, Ms. McDonald’s ability to integrate with
others on a similar wellness path has forged strong ties within the fitness community. As part of the “#Tamily” she is in constant contact and communication with a wide range of high-profile instructors on both coasts, as well as with other enthusiasts who are focused on a wide range of health and wellness initiatives, in addition to being experts in the fitness field and leaders in the community.

Ms. McDonald previously has worked as an executive in the philanthropic sector, with positions at the American Red Cross (where she oversaw a $1.8 million budget, and created a major gift program as well as increased grant funding by 200%), as well as at International Myeloma Foundation (where she doubled revenues in less than two years) and American Cancer Society (where she raised more funding in one year than the organization previously had raised in any given year).

Most recently, Ms. McDonald was contracted as a consultant for LifeSci Public Relations, to execute
marketing and PR strategies for JP Morgan 37th Annual Healthcare Conference, held in San Francisco, CA, one of the most recognizable healthcare conferences in the world.

Ms. McDonald is the creator of the national Autism Education Summit (where she recently co-hosted a panel on self-care with Dr. Will Cole and Dr. Taz) and is co-executive producer of An Evening with Donnie Wahlberg & Special Guests, which has raised over $1.5 million for the autism community.

EBRAHIM SAFAVI, PHD

Data Science Advisor

Bio
Full stack Data Scientist | Ph.D. degree on Cognitive Learning Networks from Stevens Institute of Technology | M.Sc. Electric Engineering from Sharif University of Technology | Artificial intelligence enthusiast | 5+ years of experience in data science, and software development in the areas of computational neuroscience, knowledge discovery, and Internet of Things (IoT).

IAN LANDI

Engineer 

Bio
Experienced hardware engineer with a wide range of experience and long list of product victories | Masters Classes in Computer Science at Harvard University | Bachelors of Science, Medical Laboratory Science from The Ohio State University | Devices he has worked on are in server farms, military bases, manufacturing facilities, homes, and more | Experience with cryptocurrency miners, wireless distilling devices, gaming kiosks, smart breakers, and a wirelessly meshed array of 1000+ sensors | Has taken products through multiple versions and phases and through manufacturing.

HANS MA, MS

Engineer

Bio
Mechanical and robotics engineer with extensive experience in fabrication and design | M.S. Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University | Projects have included wearable technology, advanced neuroscience, robotic control systems, and surgical tool design | Passionate tinkerer and 3D printing expert.

CARREE MICHEL

Graphic Designer

Bio
Graphic Designer with 15+ years experience ranging from non-profits to fintechs | Projects include websites, print & electronic collateral, conference signage, and more | Passionate about photography, community involvement and all things outdoors including conservation efforts.