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Company Overview

The Earlens Leadership Team

Earlens Corporation is a privately held company committed to providing hearing impaired patients a hearing solution that will change the standard of care for sound performance.

The company has developed the Earlens Hearing Aid, the first hearing device to use light to transmit sound. The Earlens Hearing Aid enables delivery of an ultra-wide frequency range (from 125-10,000 Hz) while minimizing feedback.  The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Our team

The Earlens Leadership Team

  • Management Team
  • Board of Directors

Thomas Prescott

Mr. Prescott is currently a Director of Align Technology,…

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President & Chief Executive Officer

William M. Facteau

William M. Facteau joined Earlens Corporation as Chairman, President…

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Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Rodney Perkins, M.D.

Rodney Perkins, the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of…

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Steve Elms

Steve Elms joined Aisling Capital in mid-2000, and currently…

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Bob Croce

Bob had a 36-year career at Johnson & Johnson…

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Ryan Drant

Ryan joined NEA in 1996, and became a General…

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Art Taylor

Art Taylor is currently President & CEO of Monterey…

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Hank Plain

Hank Plain is a General Partner of Lightstone Ventures….

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Lincoln Chee, MBBS

Lincoln Chee is currently the Managing Director at Vertex…

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Chief Technology Officer

Brent Edwards

Brent Edwards is an accomplished executive who most recently…

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Chief Financial Officer

George Harter

George Harter joined Earlens as CFO in December 2013….

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Philip Lyons
Vice President of Sales

Philip Lyons

Philip Lyons joined Earlens in 2016 as Global Vice…

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Judy Brimacombe
Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Judy Brimacombe

Judy Brimacombe joined Earlens as Vice President, Clinical &…

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Vice President of R&D, Sound Processing

Greg Koskowich

Greg Koskowich joined Earlens in December 2016 and has over…

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Vice President of R&D, Custom Products

Bryan Flaherty, Ph.D.

Bryan Flaherty, Ph.D. joined Earlens in November 2015 as…

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Vice President of Operations

Mark Bishop

Mark Bishop joined Earlens in December 2013 as their…

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General Counsel

Bernard Shay

Bernard Shay joined Earlens as General Counsel in June…

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Vice President of Quality and Commercial Operations

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones joined Earlens in October 2015 as Vice…

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