Carl D. Marci  is a physician, neuroscientist, author and public speaker on topics of social and consumer neuroscience. He is the Chief Neuroscientist for Nielsen Consumer Research. Previously, he was the co-founder, chairman, and Chief Science Officer of Innerscope Research. Marci is also the Chairperson of the Board of Advisors and a member of the Executive Committee for the Endowment for the Advancement of Psychotherapy in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Formerly, he was the Director of Social Neuroscience at Massachusetts General 
Hospital, and has been a visiting Lecturer at the MIT Media Lab. He also has published articles in peer-reviewed science journals, and has given lectures nationally and internationally. Marci is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and a 2014 Henry Crown Fellow.

Marci’s early work focused on physiologic concordance or synchrony between patients and doctors as an indicator of empathy. Marci co-founded Innerscope Research in 2006. From 2008 to 2013, Marci served as CEO, building a global provider of consumer based neuroscience offering expertise in the use of biometrics, eye tracking, facial coding, fMRI and other technologies for measuring non-conscious processes related to media and marketing. Marci has created patented and novel research approaches and algorithms for capturing neurophysiological responses in multiple domains. His work with Innerscope on researching the emotions of Super Bowl advertising have been features nationally on Good Morning America, CNN, and MSNBC.