Dr. Vivienne Ming is a neuroscientist who co-founded the mad science incubator Socos Labs with her wife, Dr. Norma Ming. She is interested in maximizing human ability as a neuroscientific theory and in seemingly intractable problems.
She began her professional career as a fellow at the UC Berkeley Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience researching cognitive neuroprosthetics. Vivienne Ming is working to design artificial intelligence systems to help treat her son's diabetes and predict manic episodes in bipolar patients.
She is an advisor to Credit Suisse, Cornerstone Capital and BayesImpact. Her research and inventions have been published and reviewed in The Financial Times, The Atlantic, Quartz Magazine and the New York Times. Vivienne Ming was named one of Inc. Magazine's "10 Women to Watch in Tech" and one of the BBC's 100 Women in 2017.