Visar Berisha is the co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Aural Analytics, an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, and a Research Fellow in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale. At ASU, Dr. Berisha directs the Signal Analysis Representation and Perception Lab. With a focus on speech, his research focuses on using technology to better understand neurological disease progression. Dr. Berisha received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Arizona State University in 2007. From 2007 to 2009, he was a member of the technical staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he worked on fundamental questions related to signal processing and machine learning. Following his appointment at MIT, Berisha worked in industry as Principal Research Engineer. At the university, Dr. Berisha’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the Department of Defense, and industry. His research has been featured in the New York Times, on ESPN, in the Wall Street Journal, on National Public Radio, and on a number of other international media outlets.