Nirit Pisano, Ph.D.
Nirit Pisano, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Chief Psychology Officer, & Chief Product Officer
Cognovi Labs
A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Pisano has spent the past 20 years studying human emotions and behavior through the lens of clinical and developmental psychology.

As Chief Psychology Officer at Cognovi Labs, Dr. Pisano advises the team on the emotional processes underlying individual affective expressions and collective behavioral trends. The recent expansion of her role to include Chief Product Officer is a reflection of her skill in merging psychology and artificial intelligence. Dr. Pisano utilizes Cognovi’s Emotion AI within diverse organizations to enhance emotional intelligence across all operations.

Dr. Pisano received her B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Highest Thesis Honors. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University.

Dr. Pisano completed her clinical training at Bellevue Hospital, Jacobi Medical Center, and Bronx Psychiatric Center, leading to a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pace University’s Counseling Center. In addition to her role at Cognovi Labs, she works in private practice with a psychoanalytic lens and a specialization in trauma.

Dr. Pisano published a book on intergenerational Holocaust trauma as well as several related chapters in edited psychological volumes. She has presented her research at interdisciplinary conferences in the United States and abroad.