CEO & Research Director, Intheon
Tim Mullen, PhD is a cognitive and computational neuroscientist, educator, artist, and entrepreneur. He is the founding CEO of neurotechnology company Intheon (formerly Qusp), which is building the first cloud-scalable middleware platform for “anytime, anywhere” brain and body signal processing and state decoding. He is also Research Director of Intheon’s R&D division, Intheon Labs, which collaborates with governmental, academic, and private institutions on fundamental and applied neuroscience R&D. Mullen holds degrees from UC Berkeley (B.A.s Computer Science and Cognitive Neuroscience) and UC San Diego (M.S. and Ph.D, Dept. of Cognitive Science and Institute for Neural Computation/SCCN) where academic recognitions included UC Berkeley Highest Honors, Swartz, Glushko, and San Diego Fellowships, IEEE best paper awards, and the UCSD Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal. Mullen’s scientific research has focused on developing and applying novel computational approaches for mobile brain imaging, cognitive and affective state inference, and detection of clinical neuropathologies. Since 2008, he has been centrally involved in developing and supporting open source computational data analysis and visualization software for the neurosciences, including the EEGLAB ecosystem. Mullen is also a new media artist whose works explore the use of neurotechnology as a new interface for musicial and artistic expression. Since 2012, he has served as founding Creative Director for Mainly Mozart’s annual Mozart & the Mind festival in San Diego, a series of concerts, symposia, and interactive exhibitions exploring the impact of music on our brains, health, and lives.