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Transparent Wave

The story behind
Audition Technology 

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The OTC Hearing Aid legislation was the driver to form the company. Our products are designed to support Hearing Related Quality of Life 

Our mission is to integrate user voice and preferences with quality technology for self-managed hearing healthcare 

FDA  finalized Rule on Over-The-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids  


Shayan Gupta, MS 

Founder & CEO (2018-2021)

COO and Chief Advisor (2022-)


Software Engineer,

Samsung SmartThings

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Elora Gupta, PhD, COHC

Regulatory, Operations (2018-),


Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist, President, Drug and Device Advisory Group

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Shawn Kelly, PhD

CEO (2022-)

CTO (2018-)


Sr. Systems Scientist,

College of Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University

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Richard Laskin, BS

Investment Advisor


Investment advisor, Cetera Advisors

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Craig Haber, BS

CFO (2018-)

Registered Sales Assistant,

Professional Planning Associates

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Shoshannah Russell, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Audiology consultant 

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Dayle Paustian, AuD, CCC-A

Audiology consultant 

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Donna Swider

Hearing Aid User and Tester

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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)

Richard Laskin

Craig Haber 

Our community engagement

Learning, advancing hearing health practice   

Our memberships

National Safety Council

Acoustical Society of America 

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

Coverage by : Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh KDKA radio 

Our Presentations & Publications


Self-managed Hearing Health eTool: An integration of FDA, OSHA and NIOSH directives, National Hearing Conservation Association, National Conference, 2023

An Interactive Self-Analysis eTool for managing Hearing Health (poster), Military Health System Research Symposium. 2022

National Safety Council, North East Conference & Annual Conference displays, 2022

​Integrating User Voice in Hearing Care with Focus on Off-Duty Warfighter Military Medicine 2021 

Global Safe Listening Solution. Pitch Finalist. ITU Digital World, E-Health, 2020

Development of Hearing Technology with Personalized Safe Listening Features. IEEE, 2019 

Development of Hearing Technology with Safe Listening Features (Young Author Award). ITU Kaleidoscope, 2019

Integrating User Voice in Hearing Care with Focus on Young Adult Warfighter (poster). Military Health System Research Symposium. 2019


International Patent System PCT (pending)


Method for safe listening and user engagement 

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