JOOST WAGENAAR, PH.D.

CO-FOUNDER
HEAD, SCIENTIFIC PRODUCT

Joost firmly believes that solving the challenges of scientific and clinical data management will have a massive impact on the ability of the research community to efficiently advance scientific efforts globally.

Joost has been interested in solving these challenges for over 10 years. He received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh. During his graduate training, he worked extensively on the development of neural sensory prostheses and the statistical modeling of populations of sensory neurons. More recently, he developed a variety of data management and analytic tools for the neuroscience community and has been a core developer of the IEEG.org platform, an open source, cloud-based platform to facilitate data sharing for the epilepsy research community.