Adnan Shennib, the CEO of iHear Medical that offers an affordable hearing solution for less than $1 a day joins Enterprise Radio to discuss the company and its crowdfunding campaign why it’s so unique.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Adnan Shennib discuss the following:
- Can you tell our listeners a little about your background and career?
- How did you come up with the idea of iHear Medical and when did you start the company?
- Can you talk about the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and why it’s so unique?
- How can people contribute to the crowdfunding campaign?
- Are their new products that iHear is currently developing?
Shennib is a serial medical device entrepreneur who founded several Silicon Valley firms based on novel technology he invented, developed and successfully launched to market. He began his career developing pacemakers and subsequently was involved with a string of hearing device startups, including ReSound, now a major global player in the hearing aid industry. He is the founder of InSound Medical which was acquired in 2010 by Sonova-Phonak for $169M. His innovations include the Lyric® hearing device, the world’s smallest and only invisible extended-wear hearing product on the market.
His latest venture is iHear Medical, a venture-backed firm dedicated to addressing the global need for affordable and accessible hearing solutions. The company new products and business models are intended to break through persisting barriers that prevent people with hearing loss from acquiring and using hearing aids. These barriers include high cost, complex dispensing procedures, and the stigma of traditional hearing aids worn visibly behind the ear.
Mr. Shennib is the co-inventor of predictive text messaging (cell phone shorthand) used today by mobile phones worldwide. Mr. Shennib holds over 100 US and international patents. Innovations developed by Mr. Shennib were featured on CNN, Good Morning America, the Dr. Oz Show, and Popular Science and Inc. Magazines. Shennib holds a B.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas and the Southwest Medical School in Dallas.
Web Site: www.ihearmedical.com
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