TEDx Brussels 2010 - Tan Le - The God Helmet
Tan Le (BCom (Hons), LLB (Hons)) is Founder & CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company advancing our understanding of the human brain and early identification of biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG). She is a technology innovator, entrepreneur, business executive and sought-after speaker.
In 2003 Ms Le co-founded Emotiv, a neuroengineering company that developed a breakthrough interface technology for digital media taking inputs directly from the brain. Applications for the Emotiv technology and interface span an amazing variety of potential industries - from gaming to interactive television, everyday computer interactions, hands-free control system, smart adaptive environments, art, accessibility design, market research, psychology, medicine, robotics, automotive, transport safety, defense and security. Today, Emotiv's award winning technology (Red Dot Award, AutoVision Innovations Award, Australian International Design Awards, Australian Engineering Excellence Awards) is a recognized world leader and pioneer in this field of brain computer interface with developers and researchers in over 100 countries.
Before she co-founded Emotiv, Ms Le co-founded and ran SASme International, a pioneer in providing Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) platforms to telecommunication carriers and content aggregators, with branches in Asia and Europe. Ms Le was part of negotiating a successful merger for SASme in 2003.
Tan was recently named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2013. A recipient of numerous awards including the Advance Global Australian Award for ICT in 2012, AutoVision Innovations Award, Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. She has been featured in the Who's Who in Australia list since 1999, Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology in 2010 and Forbes' 50 Names You Need to Know in 2011. She has also been an Ambassador for the Status of Women since 2001. Named Young Australian of the Year in 1998, Ms Le's story was featured National Museum of Australia. She has been honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader since 2009.
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The Victoria Women's Council
“Tan Le is a very articulate young woman with great presentation skills. We have
had a very positive response to the lecture with many requests for her to be a
speaker at various functions.”
“Your address was thought-provoking, and very well received by the assembled
Rotarians. Your words and the manner in which you delivered them were an
inspiration to all of those present.”
“Tan Le was one of six guests discussing future thinking with Edward De Bono. In
the company of a former Prime Minister, heads of industry and advertising wizards,
she not only held her own but often shone.”
Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)
“Tan's story immediately captured the imagination of the audience, and the depth
of the message she shared proved so inspirational that many people were moved to
shared how Tan had impacted upon them emotionally.”
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