Cavuoto, editor and publisher
James Cavuoto is editor and publisher of Neurotech Business Report and the founder of Neurotech Reports. He was the lead author of "The Market for Neurotechnology," a market research report published by Neurotech Reports. Cavuoto was previously the founder of Micro Publishing Press, Inc., a publishing company that helped pioneer the market for electronic publishing, digital imaging, and computer graphics. He holds a degree in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, where he studied under pioneers in the field of functional electrical stimulation. He has also studied human factors engineering at University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Cavuoto spent three years as a member of the technical staff at Hughes Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, where he worked on simulation, training, and publication products produced for the U.S. Department of Defense. Cavuoto is an adjunct professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and the author of eight books on computer graphics, electronic publishing, and digital imaging. He is a member of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. He has authored a chapter in the textbook Neuromodulation (Elsevier, in press), as well as articles in Journal of Neural Engineering, Medical Device Daily, IEEE Spectrum, MX magazine, and the International Journal of Medical Marketing.
Pope, editorial director
Pope has reported on major trends in science and technology
for more than 40 years, covering important developments in
electronics, biotechnology, medicine, computing, and the neurosciences.
He has served on the board of editors of Scientific American
magazine, and was senior editor of Pyschology Today magazine,
managing editor of The Cardiovascular Journal, executive editor
of Technology magazine, and a senior science writer for Battelle
Memorial Institute. He also has provided editorial consulting
services to several biotech firms in the San Diego area.
Grill, Ph.D., senior technical editor
Warren M. Grill is one of the nation's leading experts in neural stimulation and neural prostheses. Dr. Grill is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. He earned his Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University, where he was most recently Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He has been nominated for both undergraduate and graduate teaching awards. He and his colleagues were awarded the 2002 Excellence in Neural Engineering Award by the IEEE-EMBS / BMES and he was named the 2003 Neurotechnology Researcher of the Year by Neurotech Business Report. Dr. Grill serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering and Neuromodulation and as a Consultant to the Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Glenn Cornett, M.D., Ph.D., senior financial editor
Glenn Cornett is an experienced neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and financial consultant, with a background in research and business development. After earning his Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA and his M.D. from University of Michigan Medical School, Glenn spent several years as a technology and healthcare consultant with McKinsey & Company. He has also held marketing and business development positions at Lilly & Company and Razorfish. He currently runs his own consulting firm, Metastrat, in Palo Alto, CA, providing strategic advisory services to biotechnology and medical device firms.
Nancy Whelan, marketing director
Nancy Whelan has 15 years experience in publishing, conference management, sales, and marketing. Most recently, she served as manager of communications for the service, delivery, and support teams at DIRECTV Broadband, Inc. (formerly Telocity). Previously, Nancy led sales and marketing efforts for Micro Publishing Press, Inc. Nancy also served as editor of Imaging & Marketing, a newsletter for digital imaging advertisers and co-led the launch of three regional trade publications and a national magazine in the industry. Nancy spent four years abroad, where she led public relations efforts for an Italian web site and a magazine for the English-speaking community in Florence and Tuscany.
Shalat, art director
Shalat is an experienced graphic and web designer and a recognized
authority on digital imaging, graphic design, and new media.
He has served as art director of several publications, including
Digital Imaging magazine, and has contributed articles and
reviews to MacWorld and MacWeek magazines. He is currently
an instructor of advanced web design at Cal State University
Long Beach. His design clients include MedTech USA Software,
Cushman and Wakefield, and Cycle Reebok. He holds a BA from
SUNY Stonybrook and an MA from Brandeis University.