Global Conference 2017
Garen is founder and chairman of ONE MIND (OM) and ONE MIND INSTITUTE (OMI), 501c(3) non-profits. OM is dedicated to curing brain illnesses and eliminating the stigma associated with them. Practicing "open science" principles, OM operates a portal to share scientific data to help accelerate improved diagnostics, more effective treatments, and cures for all brain diseases. Over 20 years, OM and OMI and the Staglin Music Festival for Brain Health have raised $270M for brain research. Garen is a private equity investor with 40 years' experience in financial services. He is on the boards of SVB, ExL Services, NVoice Pay & Profit Velocity Solutions, is a senior advisor to FTV Capital, and co-chairs the $4.2B UCLA Centennial Campaign. Former boards include FDC and Solera. He graduated UCLA, BS engineering (1966), and Stanford GSB, MBA (1968). He and his family founded STAGLIN FAMILY VINEYARD in 1985 in Napa Valley. The Staglins' motto is "Great Wine for Great Causes." They have raised $925M for their causes and wine donations.