Runs the show and pays the bills
Alex is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold multiple successful businesses. Ever since 2002 Alex has been passionate about improving himself mentally and physically. Now he is excited to combine his business skills with his passion and create Ultiself, the Ultimate biohacking and self improvement app.
Built and runs Ultiself’s quantitative model which helps people identify their most impactful activities and create their optimal routines
After getting his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ryan became fascinated with machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data. Ryan became a highly skilled python programmer which combined with his strong analytical abilities makes him a highly sought after quantitative analyst. Ryan got Alex excited about using machine learning to optimize people’s lives and the idea for UltiSelf was born!
Provides input on neuroscience, psychology and habit formation and conditioning
Lily is a lifelong science enthusiast who has been fascinated by the brain all her life. She has master’s degrees in Neuroscience and Psychology. Lily is particularly interested in habit formation and how behaviors actually shape and change the physiology of the brain. She has worked with some of the top psychologists and neuroscientists in the world and has an innate ability to make complicated concepts palatable. Lily is excited to bring her expertise to Ultiself.
Lisa Batten, PhD
Psychology, Nootropics Specialist, Certified Fitness Expert
Lisa is an accomplished clinical scientist and therapist who has worked with leading world experts investigating pharmaceutical compounds for the treatment of mental health problems. She coordinated the first study using ketamine for depression in Canada and has continued to use her clinical expertise to fuel her desire to explore ways that all humans can improve their day to day life. As a certified personal trainer, Lisa has combined her passion for fitness along with her expertise in therapeutic regimens and clinical research to investigate various bio-hacks, supplements, and lifestyle changes that effectively bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
Provides key input on fitness, peak performance, nutrition and injury prevention
When it comes to NBA trainers and physical therapists, Mike Saunders is one of the greatest of all time. Mike was the Head Athletic Trainer for the New York Knicks for 27 years, from 1978 to 2005. He was responsible for keeping players like Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley, John Starks and Allen Houston injury free performed optimally on and off the court. Patrick Ewing even thanked Mike in his NBA Hall of Fame induction speech. Needless to say, Mike is a fitness, nutrition and injury prevention expert. This makes him a perfect candidate to teach Ultiself users about staying fit and keeping their bodies performing optimally. Currently, Mike is a consultant and physical therapist for the US Open and he is very excited to join the Ultiself Team.
Provides key input on skin care, nutrition and health optimization
Your skin is an essential organ that must be properly maintained for optimal health. When it comes to skincare and nutrition Benjamin is one of the best in the business. He is a registered pharmacist, nutritionist and cosmetic chemist. He has been formulating nutritional and skin care products since graduating from the University Of Colorado School Of Pharmacy in 1986. Benjamin is an accomplished speaker and has been consulting doctors and patience on skin care for over 30 years. He is excited to join the team at Ultiself as a strategic advisor. Benjamin is the CEO and founder of Truth Treatments, a leading skincare company.
Dr. Prusa has over 6 years of experience in the industry of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. 20+ publications in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences credit his strong research background. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science focused on the enhancement of deep neural networks and their application to text mining. Joseph has worked recently as a data scientist, developing supervised and unsupervised Machine Learning/AI models for the energy industry. Joseph is passionate about Artificial Intelligence and is excited to join the Ultiself team and advisory board.