Dr. Tej Tadi is a neuroscientist, engineer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of MindMaze, a company valued at over $1 billion, that designs and develops novel applications in neurorehabilitation combining neuroscience, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality.
After studying Electronics Engineering in India, he moved to Switzerland in 2004 to pursue his PhD, which he received from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). His topic was Neural Mechanisms of the Embodied Self: Merging virtual reality and electrical neuroimaging. For his work, he received the Chorafas Foundation Award in 2011. He is on the international advisory board of the Brain Forum.
His research has led to important and highly visible scientific publications (Science) and awards (Pfizer Award for Neuroscience in 2009). He is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and TEDx speaker.
Tadi has delivered talks at scientific conferences and meetings around the world on his research. He has been profiled in Forbes, Fortune, and Techcrunch. He appeared at TEDxLausanne in 2014 to speak about accelerating recovery after a stroke.
US application 2016235323 Tej Tadi, Gangadhar Garipelli, Davide Manetti, Nicolas Bourdad, Daniel Perez Marcos: “Physiological Parameter Measurement and Feedback System" filing date 18.08.2016
WO application 2014154839 Tej Tadi, Leandre Bolomey, Davide Manetti, Sebastien Lasserre: “High Definition 3D Camera Device" filing date 02.10.2014
WO application 2016139576 Tej Tadi, Gangadhar Garipelli, Daniel Perez Marcos, Nicolas Bourdad, Gerardo de Jesus Chavez Castaneda, Leandre Bolomey: “Brain Activity Measurement and Feedback System” filing date 09.09.2016
AWARDS AND HONORS
In 2009, the Pfizer Foundation awarded Tadi the neuroscience research prize.
In 2012, the IMD Business School honoured Tej with its startup prize.
In 2015, The World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader.
In 2016, he was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
NOTABLE RESEARCH ARTICLES
Tadi has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals including Science and Neuroscience.