Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D., new CTO and EVP of Engineering at Starkey

Nomination

Dr. Bhowmik brings years of advanced research and product development experience, most recently in Silicon Valley.

Prior to joining Starkey Hearing Technologies, Dr. Bhowmik was vice president and general manager of the Perceptual Computing Group at Intel Corporation. There, he was responsible for R&D, engineering, operations, and businesses in the areas of 3D sensing and interactive computing systems, computer vision and artificial intelligence, autonomous robots and drones, and immersive virtual and merged reality devices. Previously, he served as the chief of staff of the Personal Computing Group, Intel’s largest business unit.

“I am excited to join the Starkey family,” said Dr. Bhowmik. “Starkey Hearing Technologies is an industry leader and pioneer with a mission to improve lives around the world. This is a tremendous opportunity to push the frontiers of technologies that enhance and augment the human sensation and perception processes.”

Dr. Bhowmik holds adjunct and guest professor positions, advises graduate research, and lectures on human-computer interactions and perceptual computing technologies at the Liquid Crystal Institute of the Kent State University; Kyung Hee University, Seoul; Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar; Stanford University; and the University of California, Berkeley, where he is on the board of advisors for the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership. Dr. Bhowmik has over 200 publications, including two books and 34 issued patents.

Source and photo: Starkey.

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