Professional mad scientist. Co-founder and executive chair, Socos Labs.

Theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, author, and mother of two, Dr. Vivienne Ming is
featured frequently for her research and inventions in The Financial Times, The Atlantic, Quartz Magazine and the New York Times. Co-founded with wife Dr. Norma Ming, Socos Labs is a science incubator dedicated to solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

Previously, Vivienne has pursued her research in cognitive neuroprosthetics as a visiting
scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience. In her free time,
Vivienne works to design AI systems to help treat her son’s diabetes, predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers and reunite orphan refugees with extended family members. She sits on the boards of numerous companies and non-profit organisations.

For relaxation, Vivienne frequents the sci-fi section of Audible and spends time with her wife and children.


Tate has been an investment industry media publisher and conference producer since 1996. In his media career, Tate has launched and overseen dozens of print and electronic publications. He is the chief executive and major shareholder of Conexus Financial, which was formed in 2005, and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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