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National Security Network Participant

Brian Ferguson

Arena Labs


Last updated: May 11, 2017

Brian Ferguson is the chief executive officer of Arena Labs, Inc., a California-based company focused on impacting the future of human potential. Arena Labs works in high-performance medicine, using virtual reality technology and immersive to produce content that captures complex and rare moments in high-risk surgery to train surgical staff. He previously served as a special operations Officer in the U.S. Navy and worked as a policymaker in the Officer of the Secretary of Defense. Brian is a faculty member at Singularity University and speaks regularly about the role of accelerating technology in security, human performance, and creating complexity in 21st century society. He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics.

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