Tara Thiagarajan

Tara Thiagarajan, Ph.D.

Tara Thiagarajan is Chairman and Managing Director of Madura, a microfinance company operating across 8000 villages in India and pioneering a data driven approach. She is also Founder and Chief Scientist of Sapien Labs, a non-profit seeding global neurotech ecosystems and large-scale datasets across the breadth of humanity. Her scientific research focuses on novel analytical approaches to brain signals and the impact of modernisation and technology on the human brain. She holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Stanford University, a B.A. in Mathematics from Brandeis University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management