A rich history of applied brainpower.
The USA Memory Championship was introduced to the world by Tony Dottino in 1997. While applying neuroscience into pragmatic applications in the business world, he was amazed that most people were unaware of the untapped potential of their own brains. To put such potential on dynamic display, he created an annual national championship competition.
The USA Memory Championship and its organizing committee are dedicated to the intellectual achievement of people by providing an understanding of the unlimited abilities of the human brain, providing a forum to compete in the most important and fundamental skill of mental ability – memory.
There at the beginning
At IBM, Tony created a process management workshop recognized as an IBM best-in-class practice, for which he received the President’s Award for Innovation and Teaching Excellence. The fundamentals of this methodology were integrated as key elements in what became Six Sigma.
Setting the standard
Tony was part of the team that wrote the initial criteria of a national quality award for President Reagan. That work is now recognized as the Malcolm Baldrige Award.
Tony has documented the DCG difference in the co-authoring of two books, The BrainSmart Leader and the critically acclaimed Grass Roots Leaders – The BrainSmart Revolution in Business. Click here for more information.