Brandon Sawalich

Livio AI Wins Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award

Starkey recognized for revolutionary artificial intelligence application Eden Prairie, Minnesota (August 26, 2020) – Livio AI has been named a 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough award winner in the “Best Intelligent Personal Assistant” category. Honoring the best companies, technologies, products and services in the field of artificial intelligence, the AI Breakthrough Award recognizes the use of […]

Starkey Wins 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Award

Transformational, multi-functional initiative earns recognition in Supply Chain category Eden Prairie, Minnesota (August 20, 2020) – Starkey has been named a 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Award winner for its outstanding achievements in supply chain management. The award, presented by the Manufacturing Leadership Council, recognizes organizations who rethink and reengineer how they source materials, manage suppliers, manufacture products, […]

Starkey Supports Local Small Businesses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (August 12, 2020) – Starkey has teamed up with two Minneapolis organizations to create a Minnesota version of Shark Tank, in which small business owners have the opportunity to compete for tens of thousands of dollars in financial assistance ad placement and consulting services. The campaign, called “Hey, We’re Building a Brand”, […]

Starkey Aligns New Forward-Thinking, Agile Global Retail Strategy Under Chief Retail Officer

Hearing healthcare industry veteran Jeff Geigel to lead Starkey’s global retail clinics and teams Eden Prairie, Minnesota (July 30, 2020) – Starkey is pleased to announce Jeff Geigel has been named the organization’s Chief Retail Officer. For more than 20 years, Geigel has built a strong track record of success in the hearing healthcare industry, […]

Starkey President Brandon Sawalich Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer

Owner Bill Austin to retain role of Chairman Eden Prairie, Minnesota (July 23, 2020) – Starkey founder and owner Bill Austin has promoted Brandon Sawalich to President and Chief Executive Officer. Austin will retain an active and pivotal role as Starkey’s Chairman.  Austin founded Starkey in 1967 and has grown the hearing technology business into […]

Starkey Unveils Step-by-Step Roadmap to Help Hearing Providers in the New “Normal”

Website offers turnkey solutions as industry enters recovery phase of economic downturn Eden Prairie, Minnesota (June 24, 2020) – Starkey has released a new comprehensive resource for hearing healthcare professionals as the industry begins a recovery phase, following the economic downturn related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, offices are beginning to reopen across the country. […]

Starkey’s Chief Health Officer Co-Authors Study on COVID-19

Dr. Archelle Georgiou’s findings published in prestigious JAMA Eden Prairie, Minnesota (June 8, 2020) – The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), a peer-reviewed medical journal, has published new research from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management that shows an association between the implementation of statewide stay-at-home orders and a reduction in […]

Starkey Expands Accessibility of Fall Alert Feature

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (May 26, 2020) – Starkey’s Thrive Hearing Control app has been updated to enable the Fall Alert feature in the “basic mode” for both iOS and Android versions. This feature was previously only available in “advanced mode.” Using their built-in 3D sensors, Starkey’s premium Livio Edge AI hearing aids can detect when […]

Starkey’s Livio Edge AI Honored with MedTech Breakthrough Award

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (May 20, 2020) – In a packed crowd of 3,750 nominees, Starkey is proud to announce that Livio Edge AI has been selected as a winner of this year’s MedTech Breakthrough Awards. The awards honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and success of health, fitness and medical technology companies, platforms, […]

Starkey’s Livio AI Wins Silver Stevie Award

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (May 18, 2020) – Starkey’s Livio AI was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Health & Pharmaceuticals Product category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards®. Created in 2002 and judged by 200 executives across the U.S., the Stevie® Awards recognize excellence in the workplace. During the evaluation […]

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