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About Us  

Our story 

The OTC Hearing Aid legislation was the driver to form the company. Our products are designed to complement OTC use by focusing on hearing-related Quality of Life and Quality of Work.

Our mission

To integrate user voice and preferences with quality technology for hearing healthcare. 

To educate for enhancing hearing safety culture in the workplace and in the community

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Shayan Gupta, MS 


Chief Advisor & Investor (2022-)

CEO (2018-2021)

Software Engineer, Samsung SmartThings

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Shawn Kelly, PhD

CEO (2022-)

CTO (2018-)


Sr. Systems Scientist,

College of Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University

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Craig Haber, BS

CFO (2018-)

Registered Sales Assistant,

Professional Planning Associates

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Elora Gupta, PhD

Regulatory & Operations Advisor


President, Drug and Device Advisory Group

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Mary Lloyd, BS

Associate Director, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University


Matthew Marsteller, MS

Associate Dean and Principal Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University


Kit Needham, MS

Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University


Lynne Porter, MD, FACP

Entrepreneur in Residence, Carnegie Mellon University


Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD

Director, Neuroscience Institute, Carnegie Mellon University


Richard Stern, PhD

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Board of Directors

Shayan Gupta (Chair), Craig Haber, Richard Laskin

Our community engagement


Learning and advancing hearing health practice. Join our efforts.  

Our recognition


Project Olympus SPARK award

Swartz Innovation Scholarship

NSF I-Corps grantee

ITU Young Author Award 

ITU Virtual Digital World 2020 -eHealth pitch finalist

Pittsburgh Business Times Young Entrepreneur coverage 

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