Paul Gross is a driving force in accelerating clinical and translational research in neuroscience for cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus. He is the founder and chair of the Cerebral Palsy Research Network – a twenty-eight center effort in North American to conduct high quality clinical research for CP – and an adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah. He is the co-founder of the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network and the Hydrocephalus Association’s Network for Discovery Science. He spent four years as an advisor to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Prior to ramping up his focus on advancing medical research, he was CEO of a web startup, a Senior Vice President with the Microsoft Corporation and with Borland International. In his personal life, he is married and the father of two children, one of whom has hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy. He is also an avid mountain biker.