In this episode, we talk with Bill Schiffmiller, CEO of Akoio, about how hearing wellness is important for everyone— not just for people who experience hearing loss. Bill shares how learning to listen is deeper than just hearing. We discuss how...
In this episode, we talk with Bill Schiffmiller, CEO of Akoio, about how hearing wellness is important for everyone— not just for people who experience hearing loss. Bill shares how learning to listen is deeper than just hearing. We discuss how sound and noise have a huge impact on our nervous system and how important it is to manage the sound and noise of our environment— even our technology notifications! There are many ways we can take control of sound in our physical environment and create more tranquility.
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BILL SCHIFFMILLER: CEO of Akoio and visionary behind the brand. Prior to founding Akoio, Bill was the Accessibility Advocate for Apple, Inc. where he was the thought leader on the establishment of Accessibility for its global retail operations. His diverse background contains a continuing thread of creativity, innovation, and education. In addition to his time at Apple, his experience includes positions as the Director of Design and Production of CSP, a media trade company focused on the Convenience Store industry; teaching Design Management at the Pratt Institute; and consulting in the pharmaceuticals industry. At Akoio, he builds and manages relationships with its stakeholders, observes industry and consumer trends and ideates disruptive opportunities. Bill and his wife, Ninez Arreglado, are co-founders of The Akoio Foundation, which provides services and support for people with hearing loss in under-resourced communities in the Philippines and United States.