MD clinically specialized in vascular neurology and endovascular neurosurgery, with post-doctoral studies in computational neuroscience. Formerly: Director and Senior Adviser to the President, World Bank Group; Deputy Director for Global Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Adviser for Macroeconomics and Health, World Health Organization; practitioner in the developing world. Currently: Senior advisor for neurotechnology and brain science, bgC3 and Clinical Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine. Author of numerous peer reviewed publications. Member, Executive Board, American Medical Association Foundation. Young Global Leader and co-chair for the Global Future Council on Neurotechnology and Brain Science, World Economic Forum.