About Us  

Shayan Gupta, BS

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University

Elora Gupta, PhD
Interim CEO 

President, Drug and Device Advisory Group

Shawn Kelly, PhD

Senior Systems Scientist,

Engineering Research Accelerator

Carnegie Mellon University

Craig Haber, BS

Professional Planning Associates, Inc. 

Brunswick Wealth Management

Kit Needham, MS

Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship,

 Director, Project Olympus, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University

Lynne Porter, MD

Executive-in-Residence, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD

Director, Neuroscience Institute, 
Professor, Auditory Neuroscience

Carnegie Mellon University

Richard Stern, PhD 

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Language Technologies Institute,

Carnegie Mellon University

Our story 

The OTC Hearing Aid legislation was the driver to form the company. Beyond OTC hearing aid development, our current products are envisioned to complement OTC use.  

Our mission

Integrate user voice and preferences with advanced technology for hearing  healthcare. 

Our council 

Members with hearing difficulties and caregivers who provide input into our product design, development, use.


Our extended team 

Advisors on clinical care, regulatory strategy, project management and interns. 

Our community engagement


Learning and advancing hearing health practice. Join our efforts.  

Our memberships


  • National Safety Council

  • Acoustical Society of America

  • Hearing Loss Association of America

  • WHO World Hearing Forum (tentative) 

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