Jeff brings a diverse background in software engineering, embedded systems, video games and cloud based cluster-computing. Prior to joining Akili, he was a consultant to the UCSF Neuroscience Lab, a Director of Data Science for Ekho, Inc., a Technology Specialist for Microsoft, as well as serving a variety of roles at technology and entertainment start-ups still going strong today. Knowing that technology and the arts would quickly merge, he designed and completed a unique inter-departmental Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Arts from from the University of Minnesota. As an award winning musician & producer, his music appears in video games, commercials and is distributed worldwide to consumer online music services. Jeff’s game title work includes music performance programming for Rock Band as well as composing and producing the featured track shipped with the XBOX 360 launch title Perfect Dark Zero.