Ogi Ogas received his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from Boston University, where he designed mathematical models of learning, memory, and vision. He is co-author of A Billion Wicked Thoughts. Ogi was also a Department of Homeland Security Fellow and conducted biodefense research at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
He used cognitive techniques from his brain research to win half a million dollars on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Sai Gaddam was his phone-a-friend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMdA4P_i7-8). Ogas also appeared on 22 episodes of Millionaire and on the iPhone game as a Guest Expert. Ogas lost to Jeopardy phenom Ken Jennings in the legendary finals of Grand Slam (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUtPA1KMrgc), a tournament of the greatest game show winners of all time.
He resides in Boston.