Chris Berka, CEO and Co-Founder of Advanced Brain Monitoring has over 30 years of experience managing clinical research and developing and commercializing new technologies. She is co-inventor of more than 20 patented and PI or Co-Investigator for grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health, DARPA, ONR, OSD and NSF that provided more than $37 million of research funds to ABM. As CEO of ABM, she leads the research team in projects designed to advance the design, implementation and validation of novel EEG-based approaches for assessment of neural activity during sleep and waking. Novel empirically and theoretically derived algorithms are featured in her publications on assessing cognition in healthy participants in laboratory and real-world environments and in patients with sleep, psychiatric and neurological diseases. She is an experienced neuroscientist with over 100 publications on the analysis of the EEG correlates of cognition in healthy subjects and patients with sleep and neurological disorders, received her B.A. with distinction in Psychology/Biology at Ohio State University and completed graduate studies in Neuroscience at UCSD.