Tan Le, 35, is the founder and CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company advancing the understanding of the human brain and identifying biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG). She is a technology entrepreneur, a business executive and sought-after speaker. She is from Australia but moved recently to San Francisco.
Forbes Magazine wrote about her as follows:
"....If 2010 was the year of touch screens and 3-D, 2011 will undoubtedly belong to Tan Le. She is the founder of Emotiv Systems, which is building the next human-machine interface--a headset that takes orders directly from the brain. By reading user brainwaves, the headset makes it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with your thoughts....."
Emotiv Systems is a company that develops a wireless neuroheadset that read and interpret your brainwaves so that you could control certain activities via the headset without using your extremeties. Check out the cool video at: