About the Scientist
Dr. Vivienne Ming was named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2013 by Inc. Magazine. She co-founded Socos, where machine learning and cognitive neuroscience combine to maximize students' life outcomes. Vivienne is also a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, where she pursues her research in neuroprosthetics.
About the Guest Comedians
Abhay Nadkarni is a comedian, writer and producer that moved from South-India to South Central LA for grad school. He is the co-creator of the Desi Comedy Fest - the largest south asian comedy festival in America & co-creator of The Setup, a weekly comedy show in San Francisco.
Joe Tobin is an east coast personality trapped in a west coast lifestyle. Originally from Philadelphia, he has become a regular in Bay Area comedy clubs. He has worked with Dave Chappelle, Jake Johannsen, Doug Benson, Zach Galifiankis and has been featured on the Independent Film Channel and SF Sketchfest.