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J. Galen Buckwalter

J. Galen Buckwalter

Chief Scientific Advisor

J. Galen Buckwalter, PhD, is a serial entrepreneur, investor and a world-renowned psychological research scientist. An expert in psychology and data science, Dr. Buckwalter is recognized as one of the leading experts in using psychometrics and psychological research to enhance personalized communication and matching via the Internet. Dr. Buckwalter began his career at the University of Southern California, where he spent several years as the Clinical Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. His team was awarded over $5 million in research grants from the NIH and a variety of foundations. Dr. Buckwalter then transferred his research program to the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, where his well-funded group explored the role of hormones in cognition. During this period, he published over 130 peer-reviewed articles. A shift to a career in private industry led to Dr. Buckwalter developing the assessment and methods for the widely successful online matching company, eHarmony. As Lead Inventor of the “Love Patent” and original Chief Science Officer for the company, he developed an R&D department at eHarmony that grew to 11 PhD level researchers.