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Dakim BrainFitness

Clinically-validated brain fitness for Boomers and seniors to improve memory and defend against long-term cognitive decline.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2005
  • Employees 14
  • Website

Company Summary

Dakim BrainFitness answers the needs of a rapidly aging population facing the threat of Alzheimer's. BrainFitness is a clinically validated, comprehensive, brain fitness program marketed to three segments of the brain fitness market (consumer, senior living, and rehab), projected to reach $8B within the decade. Dakim BrainFitness cross-trains six cognitive domains at five levels of challenge... and is truly fun for adults—a key motivator.


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    Dan Michel

    Founded Dakim as a result of caring for his father during his thirteen-year battle against Alzheimer’s. Prior to Dakim, Dan had 35 years’ experience in marketing, advertising, and entertainment, including President of Michel/Russo Advertising; President of Marketing at Columbia Pictures; and Chief Operating Officer of BBDO Worldwide/Los Angeles. B.A. Claremont McKenna College, MS, Northwestern Univ., Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

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    Jerry Robinson
    CTO & CFO

    Founder & CEO, Health For Life, a physical conditioning research and publishing company. Three of Robinson’s 21 books on conditioning are best sellers; two others are used as teaching texts at the university level. Founder & CEO JPR Engineering, a technology consulting firm specializing in providing custom automated-workflow software applications integrated with digital asset management and high-end storage. BA, Stanford University.

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    Rick Sill
    VP, Sales

    Rick held executive sales and marketing positions at Bausch & Lomb and was a founder of Magellan, where he introduced GPS navigation in over twenty countries and six vertical markets. He introduced the “electronic nose,” a chemical sensing platform engineered by Cyrano Sciences, and also launched the Grid Amplifier for Wavestream Corporation. Both Cyrano and Wavestream are Caltech spinouts. BS, Fordham University.

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    Rob Miller
    Dir., Content Development

    Over 25 years experience as a writer, editor, production manager, and producer. As Editorial Director for Health For Life, Rob supervised a creative team that won a variety of awards including a Bronze Echo Award, a Benjamin Franklin, and a DMA Leader Award. Rob co-authored three best-selling books with fitness celebrity Kathy Smith. He also served as Executive Producer for three of Kathy’s workout videos for Sony. Rob has worked as a composer, c