Our Process

Clearly Present is committed to science and innovation, collaboration and partnership, measurement and rigor. We focus on those activities that will lead most quickly and effectively to understanding, validation, and availability of non-invasive brain stimulation, now specifically Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), as a therapeutic alternative for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Our process fuses

  • the best practices of management and business
  • the rigor of scientific research and evidence-based approaches
  • a powerful collaboration model from Quakers

Business and Management Practices

  • SMART Goals: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely
  • Communication plans and mechanisms
  • Milestones
  • Agendas
  • Accountability
  • Budgets
  • Sense of urgency
  • Target markets
  • Working groups
  • Unmet need focus

Scientific rigor

  • Primacy of academic research
  • Diverse input from across disciplines
  • Burden of proof
  • Data and results driven
  • Unique individual response explored through studies
  • Driven by innovation
  • Face-to-face dialogue and peer review


  • Open ended
  • Ignores silos:
  • Medical doctors, both research and clinical focused, neurologists, psychiatrists  
  • PhDs with expertise in autism, brain stimulation, neural mapping or computer modelling
  • Community members, especially those with autism and their families
  • Government research and funding representatives
  • Medical device industry experts
  • Academics across institutions, nationalities and regions
  • Business and finance experts
  • Primacy of respect for all persons – all persons deserve the chance to achieve their full potential
  • Quietly get stuff done. Seek quality work rather than publicity. Rely on truth and transparency.