Brian Litt, M.D., is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. A clinician and scientist, he divides his time equally between Penn’s Schools of Medicine and Engineering, Directing the Penn Epilepsy Center, Penn’s Center for Neuroengineering and Therapeutics and a new cross campus medical technology initiative called Penn Health-Tech. Dr. Litt has an A.B in Engineering from Harvard, completed an M.D and Neurology training at Johns Hopkins, and has held faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins, Emory, Georgia Tech and for the past 20 years, Penn. His research translates NeuroEngineering - hardware, algorithms, machine learning, and high speed computing for implantable devices into clinical systems and devices, with a focus on improving the lives of people with Epilepsy. Dr. Litt has received many awards, created over 20 patents, contributed to or co-founded several device med-tech companies including Blackfynn, NeuroPace, MC10, NeuroVista, EpilepsyCo and the Rothberg family of companies.