Chris Nowinski

Co-Founder & CEO, Concussion Legacy Foundation

Chris Nowinski, Ph.D., is founding CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation (ConcussionFoundation.org) a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to solving the concussion & CTE crisis through research, advocacy, and education. He is also co-founder of the Boston University (BU) CTE Center and the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. A former Harvard football player and WWE Superstar, he wrote Head Games: Football’s Concussion Crisis after post-concussion syndrome ended his career in 2003. He received his doctorate in behavioral neuroscience from Boston University School of Medicine.