Dr. Joel Acevedo- Nieto

Neuroscientist

Dr. Joel Acevedo- Nieto is the founder of Sharp Focus, a cognitive training platform for those who have difficulty concentrating. Joel’s concept uses a virtual reality interface that engages users by stimulating the prefrontal cortex via intentional eye movements.

 

During his childhood and adolescence, Joel had difficulty concentrating on daily tasks and school work. As a result, he lagged behind in many areas and struggled with low self-esteem. But with an exemplary background in neuroscience and psychology, Joel has earned several certifications in innovation and technology from MIT and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Patricia Silveyra

Biochemist

Dr. Patricia Silveyra is a professor and physiologist with expertise in neuroendocrinology, molecular biology, and biomarker discovery. She is a Distinguished Associate Professor and Director of the Biobehavioral Laboratory, a core facility that focuses on salivary biomarker measures, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with multiple investigators in studies related to stress management, physical activity, addictions, and health disparities, and she has published over 50 peer reviewed studies and managed dozens of grants. 

Roberto Ledesma

Software developer

Roberto Ledesma is a developer and programmer who is professor and he’s specialized in 3D software development.

Ledesma has enough experience in Unreal, Unity and other virtual reality softwares.