Who is who…?! – New team members at Brain Products

by Tanja Horst
Office Manager (Brain Products)

Having a qualified, reliable and committed team is a key factor for staying successful as a company. Just like continuously successful sports teams are proud of their “new signings”, we are proud of ours and would like to briefly introduce our newest team members to you.

Education & Scientific Communication: Shivakumar Viswanathan

Shivakumar has more than 15 years of experience in conducting cognitive neuroscience research using brain imaging (primarily EEG and fMRI) and digitized behavior, with a variety of experimental and analytical methods. He has prior experience with various Brain Products devices (BrainAmp, actiCAP, BrainCap MR, 3D accelerometer, respiratory belt, BrainVision Recorder).

After his doctoral degree in Artificial Intelligence research, he began his neuroscience career in the USA, at Brandeis University and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). In 2014, he moved to Germany to participate in a research project on stroke recovery at the University Hospital Cologne and the Research Center Jülich (FZJ), and extended his experience to research on neurological and psychiatric conditions.

Since January 2024, he has been supporting the Education & Scientific Communication department to develop and deliver high quality educational content and learning experiences for Brain Products customers and scientists in the wider community.

Welcome to the Team, Shiva

Marketing: Gerhard Barth

As a trained photographer, Gerhard has over 20 years of experience in the media sector. During this time, he worked as a high-end image editor and later as a 3D artist. He realized national and international advertising campaigns for a leading European retail company. Most recently he worked as a motion graphic designer. His tasks included the creative design and realization of high-quality videos for various media platforms, the development of concepts, the editing and preparation of photos, as well as graphics and illustrations for 2D/3D animations. His skills also include project management, creation and content marketing.

Gerhard follows the developments of AI in the field of image and video generation with great interest and enthusiastically tests the latest tools. He has been supporting the marketing department as a Digital Content Marketing Manager since January 2024, where his focus is on the further development, optimization and expansion of (video) content.

Welcome to the team, Gerhard!