Dr. Vivienne Ming
Cofounder & Executive Chair, Socos Labs
Biography
Named one of “10 Women to Watch in Tech” by Inc. Magazine, Dr. Vivienne Ming wants to create better people—through technology. Whether she’s creating expression recognition AI or using cutting edge neuro-prosthetics, Vivienne’s goal is the same: to augment human potential.  

Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and author. She cofounded Socos Labs, her fifth company, an independent think tank exploring the future of human potential. She launched Socos Labs to combine her varied work with that of other creative experts and expand their impact on global policy issues, both inside companies and throughout our communities. In her free time, Ming has invented AI systems to help treat her diabetic son, predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers weeks in advance, and reunite orphan refugees with extended family members. She speaks frequently on her AI-driven research into inclusion and gender in business. For relaxation, she is a wife and mother of two.
Dr. Vivienne Ming
Cofounder & Executive Chair, Socos Labs
SPEAKER FILM
Vivienne Ming — SuperHuman(ity): Optimizing Human Potential
Vivienne Ming — SuperHuman(ity): Optimizing Human Potential

Inspired by a remarkable personal transition, Vivienne Ming, CEO of Socos and self-proclaimed mad scientist, has set out to make people better versions of themselves. Whether she’s creating wearable technology to help autistic children learn empathy, or designing cutting-edge neuroprosthetics, her goal is the same—to augment human potential. While she believes technology can help us be our best selves, she also cautions of a future where some people are augmented and others are not. It’s imperative that we start these conversations now, so that all humans have the same opportunities to live out their full potential.