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Artificial Brains
Building Brains for Tomorrow’s Robots

Brain Corporation applies expertise in machine learning and computer vision to create intelligent systems capable of functioning autonomously in complex human environments.

We’re building brains for robots, and turning today’s manually-operated machines into tomorrow’s autonomous solutions.

Brain Corporation is a Qualcomm Ventures portfolio company. Qualcomm Ventures invests in companies in the digital, mobile, and technology space. Qualcomm Ventures portfolio companies include PayPal, Waze, Xiaomi, and FitBit.

Technical Services

Brain Corporation’s Technical Services team provides real-world robotic solutions and IoT applications to our clients using advanced technologies integrated with BrainOS, our robotic operating system. We offer leading-edge research, development, and prototyping in the following areas:

Visual Perception
Autonomous Navigation
Robotic Manipulation
Machine Learning

Go To Technical Services

BrainOS is a central software framework for cyber-physical systems that supports critical technologies, interfaces to common peripherals, and runs efficiently on heterogeneous computing hardware. Learn more.

Pioneering Technology

Brain Corporation also develops robotic labor-saving technology for the commercial products industry.
Our first low-cost, commercial-grade navigation system will launch in 2016 and is designed to
significantly reduce labor costs and increase operational efficiency.



Founded by Dr. Eugene Izhikevich, Brain Corporation has an R&D team with over 20 PhDs in brain modeling, machine learning, computer vision, and robotics.

Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO

Known for his pioneering work in computer modeling of the brain, Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich heads product and technology development at Brain Corporation.

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Dr. Todd Hylton

Executive Vice President, Technical Services

As Executive Vice President of Brain Corporation, Todd Hylton leads the Technical Services division of the company.

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Dr. Allen Gruber

Co-Founder, Director

Dr. Allen Gruber is a neuroscientist, physician, and founder of several successful technology companies.

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Mr. Nagraj Kashyap

Board Member

Nagraj Kashyap is a senior vice president of ventures and innovation for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In this role, Kashyap is the global head of the Qualcomm Ventures group and oversees the Company’s strategic investments in wireless industry ventures.

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Mr. Harvey White

Board Member

Mr. Harvey White is a co-founder of Qualcomm Inc. Presently, he is chairman of (SHW)2 Enterprises, a privately held firm that consults primarily in the wireless communication field.

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Mr. James Quandt

Board Member

Mr. James Quandt is a nationally recognized business leader who has more than three decades of senior management experience with major corporations.

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Qualcomm Incorporated

Brain Corporation algorithms will unleash new capabilities of Qualcomm’’s Snapdragon processor and pioneer its use in robotics. Brain Corporation is located within the Qualcomm Research Center in San Diego.

About Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other.

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Brain Corporation has partnered with DARPA to develop a unique, visually controlled stabilization system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) based on the mammalian nervous system.


DARPA’s mission is to maintain the technological superiority of the U.S. military and prevent technological surprise from harming our national security by sponsoring revolutionary, high-payoff research bridging the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use.

Over the years, DARPA has worked to enhance our national security by funding research and technology development that not only have improved our military capabilities but have also changed the way we live. Since the very beginning, DARPA has been the place for people with innovative ideas that lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

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University of California, San Diego

Brain Corporation has partnered with UC San Diego Coordinated Robotics Lab and the Rady School of Management to make contributions to our team while learning both the technical and business sides of our operation.

About UC San Diego

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

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