Darshana Z. Narayanan is a neuroscientist with over a decade of combined academic and industry experience in the study of human behavior—at multiple levels (individual and organization) and time scales (ontogeny and evolutionary history). She is currently at Composites Collective and Pol.is, leveraging her extensive understanding of complex social behaviors, and AI technology, to build tools and processes that support inclusion, participation, and effective collaboration. She works with businesses, non-profits, universities, governments, and communities. Her previous job was Head of Research at a machine learning, organizational behavior, gaming startup.

Darshana and her collaborator CS are critical explorers who travel the globe to study experiments in organizational reform. Their last trip was to Taiwan, to study Taiwan’s open government movement.

Darshana has a Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience from Princeton University and M.S. in Neuroscience from Brandeis University.

For more information: Curriculum Vitae 2017