Visiting Research Associate
After 11 years of service, Anthony Saffier, a Special Forces Medical Sergeant, transitioned to civilian life and is now a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, MBA class of 2017. In addition to his studies, he started a company to provide a scalable digital platform for TBI treatment and is a Project Development Associate at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. Mr. Saffier serves on multiple boards, is a 2015 Tillman Scholar, and was a Distinguished Honor Graduate of the Green Beret medical course in 2007. Prior to his military service, he received his Bachelors in Finance from Tulane University in 2002 and worked in the financial services industry for Merrill Lynch and New York Life. During his tenure with the United States Army Special Operations Command, he authored multiple requirement papers and served in leading roles to identify and develop new capabilities and techniques in the areas of personal-defense, communications, and medicine. As an alum of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed Medical Center, he has intimate ground level understanding and passion for the identification and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury.