Dr. Ariel Garten
CEO and co-founder, InteraXon
Ariel Garten is the co-founder and CEO of InteraXon, makers of Muse: the brain sensing headband. The award-winning Muse headband senses your brain activity and sends that information to your smartphone or tablet, providing realtime feedback of your brain’s activities, moment to moment. Launching in mid-2014, tens of thousands of people are now using Muse to do more with their minds.
Ariel studied at the University of Toronto and did research on hippocampal neurogenesis at Toronto’s Krembil Neuroscience Centre. Also is a psychotherapist, a fashion designer whose clothing opened Toronto Fashion Week, and an artist whose work was displayed at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Ariel’s unique combination of science and art is integral to the design of every aspect of Muse and to InteraXon’s unique approach to brain sensing technology.